Memorial Day weekend brings big travel uptick as millions take to the skies for first maskless holiday of pandemic
The return of American travel, and whether the industry can readjust to pre-pandemic levels, comes as daily infection numbers in the country are at their lowest since March 25, 2020, according to a Washington Post database.washingtonpost.com
AAA Michigan gas report March 29, 2021: Prices decline 4 cents
Gas prices in Michigan dropped 4 cents compared to a week ago, AAA Michigan reports Monday. This price is 5 cents less than this time last month but still 97 cents more than this time last year. The national average decreased despite rising gas demand, which increased from 8.44 million b/d to 8.62 million b/d. Crude prices have decreased due to continuing market concern that crude demand will drop as Europe increases restrictions to curb growing coronavirus infection rates. The decrease in crude prices has also been supported by EIA reporting that total domestic crude inventories increased by 1.9 million bbl to 502.7 million bbl.
Average gas prices reach $2.13 in Michigan, 5 cents less than previous month
Gas prices are decreasing in Michigan, with the average price being $2.13 per gallon for regular unleaded, AAA Michigan announced Monday. The average price of $2.13 per gallon is 5 cents less than the average gas price in July and the current national average, and 65 cents less than the average cost last year. As of Monday, Michigan has a total number of 82,782 reported cases, with more than 4 million reported in the United States. As of Monday, the most expensive average gas prices are in $2.27 in Marquette, $2.22 in metro Detroit and $2.13 in Ann Arbor, with the least expensive being $2.02 in Benton Harbor and Lansing and $2 in Traverse City. To view average gas prices for the state of Michigan and counties, visit https://gasprices.aaa.com.