NJ Press Releases

AAA: New Jersey gas prices drop three cents on the week

Florham Park, N.J., August 21, 2017 — The average price for a gallon of gas in New Jersey fell three cents to $2.38 ($2.41) this week, reports AAA. Today’s average price is four cents higher than one month ago ($2.34), but 43 cents higher than one year ago ($1.95). AAA’s August 21st survey of fuel prices found the current national average price for a gallon of gas to be $2.33, down two cents from the week prior ($2.35). Today’s national average price is five cents higher than one month ago ($2.28) and ...Read More

AAA: New Jersey gas prices decrease slightly

Florham Park, N.J., August 14, 2017 — The average price for a gallon of gas in New Jersey decreased two cents this week to $2.41, down from $2.43. The average price today is 11 cents higher than one month ago, and 50 cents higher than this time last year ($1.91). AAA’s August 14th survey of fuel prices found the current national average price for a gallon of gas to be $2.35, the same as one week ago. Today’s national average price is nine cents higher than one month ago ($2.26) and 22 cents higher than o...Read More

AAA: New Jersey gas prices jump six cents in a week

Florham Park, N.J., July 24, 2017 — The average price for a gallon of regular gas in New Jersey jumped six cents to $2.36 from an average of $2.30 a week ago. Today’s price is five cents higher than one month ago ($2.31) and 38 cents higher than this same time last year ($1.98). AAA’s July 24th survey of fuel prices also found the current national average price for a gallon of gas to be $2.28, three cents more expensive than last week ($2.25) and one cent higher than one month ago ($2.27). Today’s natio...Read More

AAA: New Jersey gas prices hold steady

Florham Park, N.J., July 17, 2017 — The average price of gas in New Jersey didn’t change in the past week, holding steady at $2.30. Today’s price is four cents cheaper than one month ago ($2.34), but 29 cents higher than last year ($2.01). AAA’s July 17th survey of fuel prices also found the current national average price for a gallon of gas to be $2.25, one cent cheaper than last week ($2.26) and five cents cheaper than one month ago ($2.30). Today’s national average price is four cents higher than o...Read More

AAA: New Jersey gas prices up slightly

Florham Park, N.J., July 10, 2017 — The average price of gas in New Jersey is up three cents this week to the current average price of $2.30, but the same as 2 weeks ago, ending a month of declining prices. Today’s average price is 7 cheaper than one month ago, but 25 cents higher than the same time last year. Industry experts expect slight price increases for the rest of July because of greater driving demand and a drop in inventories, which means we’re beginning to drain the glut of oil that has ke...Read More

Plan ahead for commuting delays this summer, says AAA

With construction on the New Jersey Transit tracks at New York Penn Station beginning today and continuing through Labor Day, AAA encourages all motorists to plan ahead for what could be an epic commute throughout the summer. AAA Tips for Commuters: Stay up to date with NJ Transit happenings at njtransit.comFind out about opportunities for cross-honoring on other carriersLook for alternative routes to work, avoiding major highwaysConsult co-workers for carpool options Speak with employers about op...Read More

AAA: Nearly 1.3 million New Jerseyans to travel for Fourth of July

Florham Park, N.J., June 28, 2017 — AAA projects a historic travel volume for the upcoming Fourth of July weekend: a record-breaking 44.2 million Americans plan to travel 50 miles or more away from home, embracing freedom on the nation’s roads, rails, skies and waterways. With 1.25 million more travelers than last year, 2017 will mark the most traveled Independence Day holiday weekend ever. Of the 44.2 million, nearly 1.3 million in New Jersey are planning a getaway for the holiday weekend, the most in a d...Read More

AAA: New Jersey gas prices continue to decline

Florham Park, N.J., June 26, 2017 — The average price of gas in New Jersey dipped another three cents this week to the current average price of $2.30, down from $2.33 a week ago. Today’s average price is 10 cheaper than one month ago, but 19 cents higher than the same time last year. AAA’s June 26th survey of fuel prices also found the current national average price for a gallon of gas to be $2.26, down three cents from one week ago ($2.29), 11 cents from one month ago ($2.37) and five cents cheaper t...Read More

AAA Poll Finds New Jerseyans Day Tripping this Summer

Florham Park, N.J., June 26, 2017 — As a record number of Americans  are preparing for a quick getaway over the July Fourth weekend, a AAA survey found that only 35 percent of New Jerseyans plan to go out of town for more than five consecutive days this summer. But for Jersey Shore businesses there is a silver lining: a full 67 percent plan to take at least one day trip to the Jersey shore. “The Jersey Shore is the top summer destination for day trippers and Jersey vacationers alike,” said Cathl...Read More

AAA: Gas prices drop four cents in New Jersey

AAA: Gas prices drop four cents in New Jersey Florham Park, N.J., June 19, 2017 — The average price of gas in New Jersey dropped another four cents this week to an average of $2.33, down from $2.37 last Monday. The average price at the pump has dropped steadily since June 1, when it was $2.40 for a gallon of regular gas. Today’s price is three cents less than one month ago, but 21 cents higher than one year ago. AAA’s June 19th survey of fuel prices also found the current national average price...Read More