Transportation

Fuel Price Brief for the Week of March 20

The national average price of unleaded regular gasoline is $3.54 per gallon, once-cent less than last week. Florida’s average price of $3.56 and Tennessee’s average price of $3.40 both decreased 2 cents from last week. While Georgia’s average price of $3.45 decreased 4 cents from last week, respectively.

Jacksonville Weekly Gas Price Update, March 14

Average retail gasoline prices in Jacksonville have risen 0.2 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.52/g yesterday. This compares with the national average that has increased 3.8 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.53/g, according to gasoline price website JacksonvilleGasPrices.com.

Including the change in gas prices in Jacksonville during the past week, prices yesterday were 74.5 cents per gallon higher than the same day one year ago and are 41.8 cents per gallon higher than a month ago. The national average has increased 40.5 cents per gallon during the last month and stands 74.5 cents per gallon higher than this day one year ago.

Jacksonville Weekly Gas Price Update, March 7

Average retail gasoline prices in Jacksonville have risen 14.0 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.50/g yesterday. This compares with the national average that has increased 12.6 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.47/g, according to gasoline price website JacksonvilleGasPrices.com.

Including the change in gas prices in Jacksonville during the past week, prices yesterday were 76.7 cents per gallon higher than the same day one year ago and are 43.9 cents per gallon higher than a month ago. The national average has increased 36.0 cents per gallon during the last month and stands 73.6 cents per gallon higher than this day one year ago.

Jacksonville Weekly Gas Price Update Feb 28

Average retail gasoline prices in Jacksonville have risen 22.4 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.33/g yesterday. This compares with the national average that has increased 17.0 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.34/g, according to gasoline price website JacksonvilleGasPrices.com.

Including the change in gas prices in Jacksonville during the past week, prices yesterday were 63.9 cents per gallon higher than the same day one year ago and are 29.1 cents per gallon higher than a month ago. The national average has increased 25.3 cents per gallon during the last month and stands 64.9 cents per gallon higher than this day one year ago.

JTA Wins Federal Clean Fuels Grant; Paves Way for First Hybrid Buses in Jacksonville

The Jacksonville Transportation Authority (JTA) today announced that it has received a $4 million federal grant to purchase
hybrid buses as a part of JTA’s ongoing fleet replacement program.

The grant is funded through the Clean Fuels Grant Program Funds, a program that supports the U. S. Department of Transportation’s environmental sustainability efforts. JTA was the only Florida agency that received funds.

Jacksonville Weekly Gas Price Update Feb 21

Average retail gasoline prices in Jacksonville have risen 0.3 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.10/g yesterday. This compares with the national average that has increased 4.1 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.16/g, according to gasoline price website JacksonvilleGasPrices.com.

Police Chase Shuts Down Phillips Hwy

Police Chase Shuts Down Phillips Hwy
Philips Hwy is blocked in both directions between Reba St and Bowden Rd. Alt. I-95. Here's what you're telling us.

Amanda: "There were literally 25 police cars speeding with lights on heaading east on the buckman bridge about 5 min ago..." (4:45pm, email)

Cheri: "What the heck is going on with this black convertable mustang on 295 and can't count how many JSO officer's?!?!" (4:49pm, email)

Julie: "Lots of police headed that way." (4:54pm, Facebook)

Kaitlin: "Philips is backed WAY up.