As you’ve probably noticed, gas prices continue to drop at the pump. In Rhode Island, a gallon of regular unleaded is down 15 cents from last week. And AAA reports prices have dropped by a dime in Massachusetts with the average gallon in both states going for $2.15.
This is the sixth consecutive week for double digit drops.
In Connecticut gas prices are down by twelve cents to land at $2.35 a gallon.
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For the 19th week in a row, gas prices have dropped in Rhode Island. The average price for a gallon of regular unleaded is at $2.30. That’s a dime cheaper than it was a week ago and 45 cents lower than this time last month.
AAA of Southern New England finds Massachusetts drivers are seeing lower prices at the pump as well, with prices falling 11 cents in the past week, putting the average gallon of regular unleaded at $2.25.
Connecticut drivers are still paying more than their Rhode Island neighbors with the average gallon at $2.47.
Gas prices have fallen for the third straight week in the Ocean State.
The price at the pump has hit $2.52 cents for a gallon of regular unleaded. That’s after an eleven cent drop over the last week.And it’s about a dollar cheaper from a year ago according to Triple-A. The last time prices were this low in Rhode Island was 2009. Still, the current price is still about 23 cents more expensive than the national average.
Prices continue to fall at the pump, drivers in Rhode Island, Massachusetts and Connecticut are all paying less for an average gallon of regular unleaded.
In Rhode Island, it will cost you $2.86 a gallon, that’s a seven-cent drop from last week. Drivers in Massachusetts are paying an average $2.78 a gallon, and Connecticut drivers are paying $3.01, nine cents lower than last week.
This is the 14th straight week that the AAA survey found prices dropping in the Ocean State. A year ago, Rhode Islanders were paying 63 cents more per gallon.
Gas prices continue to drop at the pump ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday. A gallon of regular unleaded is down another three cents from last week.
That puts the average price at $2.95 a gallon. Twenty cents lower than a month ago, but still higher than the national average. Massachusetts drivers are seeing prices drop there as well to $2.87 a gallon. Nationally prices are down nearly 90-cents since May. Trilby Lundberg studies the industry, she says lower crude oil prices, an abundant oil supply and the rising value of the U.S. dollar are behind the lower prices at the pump.
The latest survey out of AAA Southern New England finds a gallon of regular unleaded is going to cost less than $3.00. It’s been four years since prices were this low.
Sure at $2.98 it’s just under $3, but that’s still 22 cents cheaper than it was a month ago. Federal officials say weak fuel demand and lower crude oil prices are keeping costs down at the pump. And drivers can expect the average price for a gallon of unleaded to stay below $3.00 next year.
Massachusetts drivers are paying a nickel less than Rhode Islanders, with an average gallon at $2.93.
Good news for drivers in Rhode Island. Gas prices went down four cents in the last week. The state average for a gallon of regular unleaded now costs $3.64.
That’s according to the latest survey from AAA of Southern New England.
Despite the drop Rhode Island drivers are still paying more than the national average, which is twelve cents cheaper at $3.52. The current Rhode Island price is still cheaper than the price last year which was sixteen cents more.
As always Independence Day travel is expected to be heavy. This year will see about 41 million people moving around the country.
That’s about two percent higher than last year’s rate, which may be in part due to the holiday falling on a Friday.
In New England nearly three percent more people are expected to travel. David Raposa of AAA of Southern New England attributes the higher travel rate in New England to one thing: the region’s small size.
Gas prices have dropped by a penny in both Rhode Island and Massachusetts. The latest survey from AAA Southern New England puts the average gallon of regular unleaded at $3.59. That’s a tiny bit above the national average but lower than what drivers were paying at the pump a year ago.
Bay State drivers are paying an average $3.51 a gallon. That’s also down a penny from last week.
AAA urges drivers in both Rhode Island and Massachusetts to shop around, since the range in gas prices spans from 21-cents in Rhode Island to 32-cents in Massachusetts.
Drivers in Rhode Island and Massachusetts will find gas prices a bit higher this week – up by two cents in Rhode Island. Gas prices in both states are higher than the national average.
Even though prices at the pump took a bigger jump in Massachusetts, on average Rhode Island drivers are still paying more. The latest survey out of AAA Southern New England finds Ocean State drivers paying $3.48 for the average gallon of regular unleaded, while Massachusetts drivers are paying $3.44.