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Gas prices surge past $4


| brennison@queenscourier.com

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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 jumped 26 cents. Gas prices fell below $4 at the end of May and had remained there for two and a half months.

Nationally, the average is rising too. A gallon of gas nationally is $3.70, 31 cents higher than a month ago.

 

Gas prices increase for first time in more than 2 months


| brennison@queenscourier.com

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For the first time in nearly three months, gas prices in the city have increased.

The average New York City price at the pump has risen to $3.75, according to AAA’s Fuel Gauge Report, three cents higher than a week ago.

Last week, gas had fallen to its lowest cost since January.

Over the past month, prices are still down 12 cents.

At this time last year New Yorkers were paying $3.98 for a gallon of gas.

Nationally, the average cost for a gallon of gas is $3.38, a five cent increase over a month ago.