Gas prices have increased in New Jersey but stayed flat across the nation as a whole, analysts say.
AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price of a gallon of regular gas in New Jersey on Friday was $2.21, up four cents from last week. Drivers were paying an average of $2.56 a gallon a year ago at this time.
The national average price for a gallon of regular gasoline was $2.19, unchanged from the previous week, despite a slight uptick in demand. Drivers were paying an average of $2.66 a gallon a year ago at this time.
Analysts say demand is expected to decline as fall progresses and drivers take fewer roads trips.
- The Associated Press