It may not be much, but average retail gasoline prices in the Pittsburgh area have fallen 0.7 cents per gallon in the past week.
According to GasBuddy's daily survey of 731 gas outlets in Pittsburgh, the average price yesterday in the area was $3.65 a gallon. This compares with the national average that has increased 1.8 cents per gallon in the past week, but is still lower than the local price, averaging $3.53 a gallon, according to GasBuddy.com.
Prices yesterday in the Pittsburgh area were 8.6 cents per gallon lower than the same day one year ago and are 1.1 cents per gallon higher than a month ago. The national average has increased 9.2 cents per gallon during the past month and stands 8.3 cents per gallon lower than this day one year ago.