If you are planning on spending Labor Day weekend at the pool, state park, or beach and traveling to get there, you can expect lots of company.
If you're hitting the road this holiday weekend, President Trump claims you have him to thank for lower prices at the pump. The national average for a gallon of gas was $2.58, while San Diego came in at a dollar more on average at $3.58.
According to AAA, national gas prices are on track to be the lowest Labor Day weekend prices in the past three years. Sarah Rosser drove through Virginia on Interstate 81 on her way from SC to Pennsylvania.
"I think what goes into that is the fact that at least some areas, eastern Pennsylvania, have more access to mass transit that may limit the amount of gasoline demand", said Patrick DeHaan, head of petroleum analysis at GasBuddy. "There's been a little bit of traffic and construction along the way, but so far it has been good".
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The New York state average, now sitting at $2.78, is on track to be $0.21 cheaper than Labor Day 2018, when the average price fell just short of $3, at $2.99.
The Orange County average price is 6.3 cents more than one week ago, 6.1 cents less than one month ago, and 1 cent more than one year ago.