Gas Prices Make Surprise Drop to $2.99

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Many drivers got a welcome and surprising sight Tuesday night. Gas prices dropped below $3 a gallon at some gas stations. The $2.99 signs had many drivers doing a double take. According to GasBuddy.com, there are several gas stations offering the sub-$3 a gallon price. One of those is the Arco on … Continue reading »

Local Gas Prices Coming Down

EUGENE, Ore. — Gasbuddy.com says as cooler temperatures continue to invade the U.S., gas prices continue to cool off, too. The national average is down for yet another week. The site surveyed 78 gas stations in Eugene and says the average retail gas prices are down eight cents. The current average is about $3.42 a … Continue reading »

New Bus Offers Affordable Portland Fares

EUGENE, Ore. — A new bus service is offering affordable fares to Portland, starting on Thursday. BoltBus will take several round trips from Eugene to Portland Thursday through Monday, making one stop in Albany. During the two-hour ride, passengers can enjoy leather seats and the extra leg room that the bus has to offer. The … Continue reading »

Local Gas Prices Go Up

EUGENE, Ore. — The summer travel season is in full swing and travelers should carry some extra cash as gas prices have gone up. AAA says the state average went up $0.10 recently. It also says the current average in the Springfield and Eugene area is $3.86 a gallon. That’s up $0.15 from a week … Continue reading »

Gas Prices Increase for Memorial Day

EUGENE, Ore. — Gas prices are on the rise just in time for Memorial Day weekend. Drivers in the Pacific Northwest will likely see the highest gas prices in two years. Nationally, the average cost of a gallon of gas is $3.66, but it’s 30 cents higher in Oregon. In the Eugene-Springfield area it’s about … Continue reading »

Local Gas Prices Jump 25 Cents

EUGENE, Ore. — Gas prices are creeping up across the country, but one website says the Eugene-Springfield area is seeing a more serious spike. In the past week, GasBuddy.com says we’ve seen a 25-cent increase. Compare that to the national uptick of just six cents. The jump is frustrating for drivers. “Especially working in construction, … Continue reading »

AAA Says Gas Prices Relief Coming

(CNN) — Gas prices rose 10 percent this month making it the worst February on record, but AAA says relief at the pump is in the way. Apparently, the higher gas prices are the result of a slowdown at several refineries undergoing equipment upgrades. Less production meant higher prices for the time being. AAA says … Continue reading »

Oregon Drivers React to Gas Prices

EUGENE, Ore. — Western Oregon isn’t immune to the rise in gas prices. A gallon in Eugene is an average of $3.69–that’s an increase of nearly 6 cents over the past week. Even if the price hike isn’t as drastic here as in other parts of the country, many drivers are still frustrated with the … Continue reading »

February Gas Prices Increase

EUGENE, Ore. — The average price for gasoline in Eugene rose 5.6 cents per gallon in the past week. According to GasBuddy’s daily survey, the average price per gallon was $3.66 on Sunday. Sunday’s price was 2.9 cents per gallon lower than last year, but 31.4 cents per gallon higher than a month ago. “The … Continue reading »

Eugene Gas Prices Down from Last Week

EUGENE, Ore. — The year 2013 is getting off to a good start at the gas pumps. The price of gas in Eugene dropped two and a half cents in the last week. That brings the average price for a gallon of gas to $3.32 per gallon, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 78 gas … Continue reading »

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