With gas prices at an all-time high for the season, University of Minnesota commuters and area gas stations are paying the price. Recent upheaval in the Middle East has pushed oil prices to more than $100 a barrel for only the second time in history, according to the Associated Press.
Gas reached a national average of $3.51 a gallon Monday. That’s up 14 cents over the past week. Gasbuddy.com — a website devoted to listing gasoline prices and locations for U.S. cities — reported the average Minneapolis gas price Monday at $3.58 a gallon.