After Sandy, Gas Goes Up

  |  November 13, 2012

Although it’s a heckuva lot cheaper to fuel up in Columbia County than it is in downstate, the Daily Freeman reports that gas prices are rising in all of New York State. “Average retail gasoline prices in New York have risen 2.9 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.99 per gallon Sunday. This compares with the national average, which has fallen 3.2 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.46, according to gasoline price website”

Meanwhile, the website GasBuddy, which normally tracks gas prices, has created a Sandy page, to show which gas stations are a-flowing and which are dried up… of course, all the gray flags are places where the gas supply is unknown. We can report from our own experience that gas is plentiful once you leave city limits, and lines are short. Prices, however, are alarmingly high, especially if you plan to drive to and from upstate on a regular basis.

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