It's yet another big drop for Central Jersey gas prices in WCTC's weekly survey, with regular down more than 30-cents since mid-July. Here are the Central Jersey averages, followed by the AAA national average for the week ending August 22nd:
Regular - Central Jersey: $3.14, down 6-cents; National: $3.44, down 3-cents.
Mid-grade - Central Jersey: $3.45, down 5-cents; National: $3.63, unchanged.
Premium - Central Jersey: $3.60, down 7-cents; National: $3.81, down 2-cents.
Local averages are calculated using the prices at ten gas stations in Edison, Franklin, New Brunswick, North Brunswick and South Brunswick. The national average is calculated by using the AAA's fuel gauge report, which can be found here.