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WTOP Poll: Pricey gas means vacation close to home

Nearly half of Washington-area residents say gas prices are still high enough to make them less likely to drive for a vacation or getaway, according to a WTOP Beltway Poll.

Friday - 05/25/2012, 05:05am EDT

Tags: wtop beltway poll, commute, gas prices

Utility customers can defer smart meters

The Maryland Public Service Commission says utility customers can defer installation of so-called smart meters until the panel issues a permanent order on whether customers can opt out of the meters entirely.

Thursday - 05/24/2012, 08:37pm EDT

Tags: smart meters, utilities

Still going down, gas prices slip 6 cents

The latest WTOP Pain in the Gas survey shows the average price of a gallon of regular is $3.83, down 6 cents from last week.

Thursday - 05/17/2012, 04:23am EDT

Tags: wtop pain in the gas, gas prices, wtop price at the pump

Gas prices fall, economic boost may come

Gas prices are dropping, and economists say the lower prices could result in an economic boost for the nation.

Thursday - 05/10/2012, 10:13am EDT

Tags: wtop price at the pump, wtop pain in the gas, Hank Silverberg, darci marchese, gas prices


Gas prices fall below $4 a gallon

It's not often anyone hears this: Gas prices keep falling. WTOP's latest Pain in the Gas Survey shows the average price for a gallon of regular gasoline is now $3.97.

Thursday - 05/03/2012, 05:05am EDT

Tags: gas prices, wtop price at the pump, wtop pain in the gas

More gas stations on Richmond Highway? No thanks

It is no surprise that people who live and work in Fairfax County's Richmond Highway corridor want to see more restaurants, entertainment options, boutique stores and mixed use. But gas stations? Really?

Tuesday - 04/17/2012, 04:02pm EDT

Tags: Richmond Highway, Southeast Fairfax Development Corp.

Gas up another penny in a week

The price of unleaded regular is now just 4 cents shy of what you paid for premium a year ago, the WTOP Pain in the gas survey finds.

Thursday - 04/12/2012, 09:29am EDT

Tags: wtop pain in the gas, wtop price at the pump

Car gets 3,000 miles to the gallon

A head-turning car designed by college students gets 3,000 miles per gallon, enough to drive across the country on a single tank of gas.

Tuesday - 04/10/2012, 04:38am EDT

Tags: driving, del walters, lamina, fuel efficiency, car gets 3,000 miles a gallon

Gas prices rise ahead of holidays

The latest WTOP Pain in the Gas survey shows the average price of a gallon of unleaded regular is up 4 cents to $4.11 over the past week. Compared to the same week a year ago, gas prices increased 29 cents.

Thursday - 04/05/2012, 05:58am EDT

Tags: wtop pain in the gas, wtop price at the pump

O'Malley still pushing for transportation funding

Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley on Wednesday suggested that adding a penny to the general state sales tax could be a viable solution to raise much-needed revenue for transportation infrastructure projects. O'Malley told reporters he hasn't considered a special legislative session to address transportation.

Thursday - 04/05/2012, 04:08am EDT

Tags: Martin OMalley, Maryland General Assembly, gas tax

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