Gasoline prices

Mark Scott / WBFO News

It's the law of unintended consequences: the rising price of gasoline means sales tax collections are up across New York State - and quite noticeably in Erie County.

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Average retail gasoline prices in Buffalo have risen 3.2 cents per gallon in the past week -- and they are expected to rise higher even before the heavy summer driving season.

Gas prices expected to reach 3-year high this spring

Mar 3, 2018
Alex Crichton / WXXI News

Gas prices have dipped lately, but that trend is not expected to continue, according to AAA.

AAA of Western & Central New York

If you’re planning to embark on a road trip this summer, be prepared to pay more at the pump.

Holiday weekend travel volume to hit 11-year high

May 23, 2016

If you're planning a trip over the long holiday weekend, you're in good company. More than 38 million Americans are expected to travel over the Memorial Day break, the holiday's second-highest travel volume on record.

AAA of Western & Central New York

The costs of owning and operating a vehicle in the U.S. has dropped to a six-year low, according to a new study released by AAA.

Thanksgiving travel to hit highest level in 8 years

Nov 25, 2015

If you're planning a road trip over the holiday weekend, you're in good company.


Gasoline prices in many parts of the country could fall below $2 per gallon for the first time in more than six years, according to industry experts.

Michael Mroziak/WBFO News

Motorists in the U.S. planning to take a road trip this Labor Day weekend will save a total of $1.4 billion at the pump.

Lian Bunny

Average gas prices in the Buffalo area have risen about 4 cents per gallon in the past week.  A new GasBuddy survey reports Buffalo’s prices are averaging only three cents higher than the national average of $2.81.  Historically, the price disparity is larger.

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Gasoline prices in Western New York are typically higher than other regions, and a report released by the US Energy Information Administration offers at least one explanation as to why.