Tag Archives: driving

Study: Bicyclists and pedestrians spend more money in stores than drivers

Wait. That doesn’t make sense. Drivers have trunks that hold more stuff. They can zip around town quicker and hit more stores. How can cyclists spend more money? Researchers at Portland State University and the Oregon Transportation Research and Education … Continue reading

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Would you rank York County drivers among America’s worst?

AllState ranked the nation’s best and worst drivers. How do you think York County drivers compare?

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Dealing with high gas prices

Yesterday, I talked about my reaction to $3.93 per gallon gasoline but how we might be close to the end of the skyrocketing prices. I figured I am spending about $7 per week more now on gas than I was … Continue reading

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Gas prices peaking?

I nearly choked when I saw how much gas prices rose this weekend. $3.95 a gallon for regular? Do they think I’m made of money?! But even though gas prices have risen 11 cents in the past two weeks and … Continue reading

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Slow down, save a dollar

As gas prices continue to rise, I’m glad that I drive a little Honda Civic. It’s old — a 1995 model — but it has a small four-cylinder  engine that allows me to get about 35 miles per gallon of … Continue reading

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Gas price update: Prices continue to climb

Gas prices are continuing to climb this week. Here’s the data from the the Department of Energy’s Enegery Information Administration: Date                                                  … Continue reading

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Gas price update

Gas prices are indeed soaring as expected, according to the Department of Energy’s Enegery Information Administration. Here’s some data they’ve compiled: Date                                              1/16/2012  |  1/23/2012  |  1/30/2012 U.S.                                   … Continue reading

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Gas price news only getting worse

No doubt about it: 2011 was a rough year for gas prices. According to GasBuddy.com, which tracks prices and trends in the fuel industry, the average price of gas in 2011 was $3.513, which was 72.6-cents per gallon higher than … Continue reading

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I can’t drive this huge rental car. Have you ever had a scary rental car experience?

Wednesday morning started out innocently enough. I was excited to get to Green Bean Roasting Company for my coffee fix and get a start on Day 2 of reporting outside the cubicle. I dropped my car off at the repair … Continue reading

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Don’t buy the ‘conservative York makes us strong’ argument?

I see a lot of turmoil out there nowadays, from car dealers shutting their doors to retailers sinking into bankruptcy. So I don’t know how much I buy at first of this “York County is not on an American coast, … Continue reading

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