Mar 12, 2012 The American Public Transportation Association says transit ridership around the country is at its second highest level since the 1950s. Ridership jumped 2.3 percent last year.
Mar 8, 2012 The Atlantic magazine does the math to see if Newt Gingrich's $2.50-a-gallon gas proposal is possible.
Mar 2, 2012 Yesterday, a report of a pipeline explosion in Saudi Arabia sent oil prices up near a four-year high. The Saudis denied that report, but two things are clear: Oil traders are on edge, and prices remain very high. And obviously, that's trickling right down to the gas tank.
Mar 1, 2012 With gas prices rising at an unusual time of year, many are blaming speculators. Others believe refiners are worried about tensions with Iran, and are using a hedging strategy.
Feb 28, 2012 Gas prices have risen quickly in the past month, but reductions in consumer spending and the payroll tax cut are helping to offset the costs.
Feb 27, 2012 How do gas prices affect our short-term decisions in driving, or our longer-term decisions in purchasing vehicles? Fortune magazine's Allan Sloan looks at previous trends.
May 1, 2012 Behavioral economist Sendhil Mullainathan puts into perspective why we shouldn't be too angry over rising gas prices.
Feb 27, 2012 Over the weekend Newt Gingrich stumped in front of signs that promised gas at $2 .50 a gallon. Is such a world even possible today?
Feb 24, 2012 Washington bureau chief John Dimsdale discusses how rising gas prices are hurting consumers, enough to get the president's attention.
Feb 23, 2012 Rising prices at the gas pump could threaten the economic recovery and pose an election year problem for Obama. What can he do?