gas

Safety tips for returning home after Hurricane Sandy
News Queens Courier Staff 10/31/2012 at 5:31PM

When conditions allow, thousands of displaced residents will leave family members’ houses and evacuation centers to return home. When returning, residents should pack a cleanup kit and inspect their homes before entering. Here are some tips to ensure your return home is a safe one: • Check for downed or loose power lines and gas [...]

Gas prices down slightly in New York City
Gas prices down slightly in New York City
News Billy Rennison 10/01/2012 at 10:07AM

While gas prices are down slightly from their 2012 highs, drivers are still paying 32 cents more per gallon than at this time a year ago. The average price for a gallon of gas in the city is $4.19, according to AAA’s Fuel Gauge Report, four cents lower than two weeks ago. Over the past [...]

Five ways to get real and consistent savings at the pump
News ARA 9/23/2012 at 4:29AM

Whether it’s shopping for groceries or clothes at the mall, we’re always on the lookout for the best deal. Though it may be through more subtle means, you can apply the same money-saving principals toward other everyday expenses. The money you spend on gas is a perfect example. By making a few adjustments like changing [...]

Getting fleeced
Editorial Queens Courier Editorial 9/19/2012 at 11:17AM

With gas prices continuing their two month climb in New York City — approaching 2012 highs — the average price for a gallon has risen to $4.23, according to AAA’s Fuel Gauge Report. This is eight cents higher than a week ago and 17 cents higher than a month ago. One alternative to driving? Public [...]

Gas prices near 2012 highs
Gas prices near 2012 highs
News Billy Rennison 9/17/2012 at 9:23AM

Gas prices continue their two month climb in New York City and are approaching 2012 highs. The average price for a gallon of gas in the city has risen to $4.23, according to AAA’s Fuel Gauge Report, 8 cents higher than a week ago. Over the past month the cost of gas has jumped 17 [...]

Gas prices rise for 8th consecutive week
Gas prices rise for 8th consecutive week
News Billy Rennison 8/27/2012 at 9:55AM

Prices at the pump continue to trend upward, as costs rose for the eighth consecutive week. The average price for a gallon of gas in the city has risen to $4.08, according to AAA’s Fuel Gauge Report. Over the past month the cost of gas has jumped 17 cents. For much of the year, drivers [...]

Gas prices continue to rise in New York City
Gas prices continue to rise in New York City
News Billy Rennison 8/20/2012 at 9:45AM

A week after surpassing $4 a gallon, city gas prices continue to rise. The average price at the pump in the city has risen to $4.07, according to AAA’s Fuel Gauge Report, four cents higher than a week ago. Over the past month the cost of gas has jumped 20 cents. For much of the [...]

Gas prices surge past $4
Gas prices surge past $4
News Billy Rennison 8/13/2012 at 9:29AM

Prices at the pump have surged past $4 in New York City for the first time since May. The average price for a gallon of gas in the city has risen to $4.03, according to AAA’s Fuel Gauge Report, seven cents higher than a week ago. Over the past month the cost of gas has [...]

City gas prices near $4
City gas prices near $4
News Billy Rennison 8/06/2012 at 9:22AM

Gas prices throughout New York City are approaching $4 for the first time since May. The average New York City price at the pump has risen to $3.96, according to AAA’s Fuel Gauge Report, six cents higher than a week ago. Gas prices fell below $4 at the end of May and have remained there [...]

Gas prices speed toward $4
Gas prices speed toward $4
News Billy Rennison 7/23/2012 at 9:37AM

New York City gas prices continue to speed toward the $4 mark three weeks after reaching a 2012 low. The average New York City price at the pump has risen to $3.89, according to AAA’s Fuel Gauge Report, eight cents higher than a week ago. The cost of gas has jumped 14 cents over the [...]