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The price at the pump has gone up for the fifth week in a row -- both in the D.C. area and across the country.
You may feel like you're paying less for gas this year, but it will probably even out by the end of 2012.
Gas prices in the D.C. area have risen for the third week in a row, according to the weekly gas price survey from AAA Mid-Atlantic.
The price of gas continues to drop and predictions are that they will continue to fall for a while.
Transportation Planning Board and Census Bureau statistics rank the drives to and from work in the Washington region as the worst in the country.
Traffic congestion is no longer confined to morning and afternoon rush hour, or even daylight hours thanks to overnight construction projects.
Gas prices have fallen for the past two weeks in the D.C. area, but they're still above where they were a year ago.
"All you have to do is look across the river at Virginia, they're busy with a multi-billion dollar program of Beltway expansion, then you cross into Maryland -- nothing," says Lon Anderson, oresident of AAA Mid-Atlantic.
The D.C. Department of Transportation reports a 22 percent drop in the requests for pothole repairs. Need to report a pothole? Find out how to do so.
The latest WTOP Pain in the Gas survey shows the average price of a gallon of regular went up 3 cents to $3.70 over the past week, and up 48 cents over one year ago. Tweet where the best gas prices are. Use #WTOPgas.