While the average price in the Pittsburgh area remains around $4 per gallon, a small stretch of gas stations along Route 30 is lowering the bar.
Three locations along Route 30 in North Huntingdon and North Versailles are offering gas at $3.59 per gallon, 40 cents cheaper than the regional average. The lower prices are a trend in recent months according to folks in the area.
“I travel two hours to work and I definitely get my gas here,” said Sheri Zuick, of North Huntingdon. “It’s so much cheaper here.”
A number of gas stations along Route 30 in North Huntingdon are below the regional average.
“It’s strange,” said Jay Griffen, of Irwin. “Some people I work with that work in the city make it a point during their lunch break to buy gas here.”
According to AAA, gas prices in the region remain about 70 cents per gallon higher than this time a year ago. Prices have dropped in recent months nationwide.