Experts say the upcoming holiday could be the busiest Labor Day weekend for travel since the start of the recession in 2008.
If you’re planning to drive somewhere for the Fourth of July holiday, the trip will cost you less.
Gas prices nationwide have been holding steady over the last week, at around $3.64 a gallon, but in the Chicago area, prices just keep going up.
With a gallon of regular unleaded now going for an average of $4.70 per gallon, Chicago’s gas prices are even higher than Hawaii’s.
While the temperature may have you confused about what season it is, gas prices will tell you it’s almost summer time, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.
In the Chicago area, the AAA says gasoline prices average $4.20 a gallon.
Chicago area gasoline prices have been on a roller coaster the past few weeks. Right now, they’re on the upswing, but analysts don’t expect the increase to last long.
Higher pump prices are partly because of havoc caused by weather-related power outages. Three refineries went down, and two pipelines temporarily were halted.
For the first time this year, Chicago area drivers are seeing some relief at the pump, as gas prices have started going down.
Gas prices continue to climb in the Chicago area with the highest prices ever for the start of the month of March, AAA reports.
Gas prices keep climbing.
Hold on to your wallets: we are in the middle of a gas price spike, and experts say it will only get worse.
How painful will filling up at the pump be this year? On Monday, experts were giving their first look at what’s ahead for gas prices.
Travel is expected to be up this holiday season, and one big reason is plummeting gas prices.
The price of a gallon of gas in the Chicago area dropped nearly 25 cents in November to an average of $3.52, the lowest since January, though 4 cents higher than a year ago, the AAA reports.
This year will go down as another record-setting year for high gas prices in the Chicago area.
Most Americans who traveled during this Thanksgiving holiday came face to face with an American reality: while there is much to be thankful for, our infrastructure is not one of those things.
Drivers are seeing relief at the gasoline pump, with prices falling 15.5 cents a gallon in the past week.
The two presidential candidates were asked a question by CBS Local about Obamacare vs. Romneycare and asked them to talk about the similarities or differences between the two plans.
Today on the CBS Local forum, Romney and Obama were asked: What will you do to make the U.S. more energy independent?