Gas Prices Climbing Toward $5 Per Gallon
At one time, $5 per gallon gas seemed like a farfetched idea, but that is no longer the case.
As CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports, as of Monday, the average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline in the Chicago area is $4.11, compared with $3.71 a month ago, and about $3.10 a gallon at this time a year ago.
Some experts say $5 per gallon gas is possible by Memorial Day.
The public can and will reduce consumption this summer. The question is how - and for how long.
* How many people will opt to work from home via TeamViewer?
* How many people will forgo any summer scenic drives and road trips?
* How many people will hoard food and shop once a month?
* Saving on trips to the mall - yet absorbing rise in cost of shipping on online purchases...
* Summer camp? Try stay at home with unemployed mom or dad camp
* You've heard about car pool to work, try car-pool shopping
* Soccer moms, will you just cancel kids after school activities to save on gas?
* Will people fly around the country for leisure when flight costs catch up to cost of fuel?