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Chicago Gas Prices

Chicago and Danville Separated by 140 Miles, 70 Cents a Gallon

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 12.25.2013 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

There are few things more futile than complaining about the price of gasoline, but there also are fewer things more fun to complain about.

Chicago Still Most Expensive Midwest City For Gas

Reuters | Posted 08.07.2013 | Chicago

By Sabina Zawadzki June 7 (Reuters) - Gasoline prices at the pump in several U.S. Midwestern states have spiked close to record highs ...

Gas Prices Hit Record Mid-February High

Posted 02.18.2013 | Chicago

Gas prices in Chicago have been on the rise for weeks -- and now, they've hit a record high for this time of year. Since this same time last month,...

Small Town Mayor To Locals: Get Outta Town

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 04.25.2012 | Money

How high are gas prices in New Lenox, Ill.? They're so high, the mayor is sending people out of town to fill up their tanks. At one New Lenox st...

Chicago Gas Prices Reach Record High

Posted 03.27.2012 | Chicago

With prices averaging at $4.67 for a gallon of unleaded gasoline in Chicago, the Windy City's are once again the highest in the country. The $4.67 ...

Chicago’s Gas Prices In Record Territory, Highest In Nation

The Expired Meter | Posted 05.22.2012 | Chicago

Not only are Chicago's gas prices on the verge of breaking previous record highs, but have also given the city the distinction of having the highest p...

Chicago Gas Prices Hit Record High For January

The Expired Meter | Posted 04.02.2012 | Chicago

Drivers prepare you wallets. Because if the first month of 2012 is any indication, gas prices will be breaking records and motorist piggy banks by ...

Chicago's Gas Prices Nation's Highest Heading Into Holiday Weekend

The Expired Meter | The Expired Meter | Posted 11.02.2011 | Chicago

As many Chicagoans prepare to leave town for a long Labor Day holiday weekend, local drivers will face the highest gas prices in the nation. It's n...

Gas Prices Are Down In Chicago Area For First Time Since Last Fall

Posted 08.16.2011 | Chicago

Chicago-area drivers finally saw a little relief in June, as gas prices fell for the first time since October of 2010. The price of the average gal...

Gas Prices Heading Upward Again, Says Expert

The Expired Meter | Posted 07.10.2011 | Chicago

Chicago drivers were breathing a sigh of relief over the weekend. After setting record high gas prices earlier in the week, it looked like perhaps ...

Gas Prices Nearing All-Time High

AOL Travel News | Posted 07.09.2011 | Travel

It looks like the nation's drivers are going to be feeling more pressure at the pump. According to a survey published Sunday, the average price of gas...

Chicago Gas Prices Reach All Time High

The Expired Meter | Posted 07.03.2011 | Chicago

Without much fanfare over the weekend, the average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline hit record highs in the Chicagoland area. AAA's ...

Chicago's Gas Prices Highest In U.S.

The Huffington Post/AP | Posted 06.25.2011 | Chicago

Some Chicagoans are heading to the suburbs to fill up their tanks, as gas prices continue to climb in the city limits. According to the latest Lun...

Prices At The Pump Got You Down? Experts Share Gas Saving Tips

The Expired Meter | Posted 06.13.2011 | Chicago

Area gas prices continue to climb. Chicago drivers are painfully aware of the assault their wallets are enduring the past several weeks as gas pric...

Gas In Chicago Area Above $4, Headed To Record Highs

The Expired Meter | Posted 06.06.2011 | Chicago

Chicago is seeing additional market pressures that are contributing to the steep climb in local prices and may even mean record breaking prices accord...

$4? $5? How High Gas Prices Will Get This Summer

The Expired Meter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

With tensions in the Middle East rising every day, forcing the price of a barrel of oil to $100 and above, consequently prices are also jumping at are...

Chicago’s Gas Prices Highest In Nation

The Expired Meter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Not only does Chicago have the highest downtown parking meter rates in the country, now it can boast of having the nation's highest gas prices as well...

Taxi Fuel Surcharge Being Phased Out

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The city could eliminate the 50-cent taxi fuel surcharge Friday, ABC 7 reports. The surcharge is added when gas prices top $2.70 per gallon. It's rem...

The Most Expensive Gas Station In Chicago?

Chicago Tribune | Eric Zorn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

I set out Monday to solve the great gas-price mystery on the Northwest Side. Since the middle of the summer, those who've driven through the intersec...

Cab Fares To Drop Friday As Gas Surchage Expires

STNG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The extra 50-cent surcharge being added to Chicago cab fares will expire early Friday morning. City Consumer Services Commissioner Norma Reyes announ...

Cabbies Vow Strike As Fares Drop

Chicago Sun-Times | Fran Spielman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago taxicab fares are about to drop for the second time in two weeks. But passengers may soon have a more difficult time finding a cab. The two-t...

Cab Surcharge Could End Next Week

Crain's Chicago Business | Lorene Yue | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Look for cab fares to drop next week if gasoline prices keep falling. The current 50-cent taxicab fuel surcharge could disappear Nov. 14 if gas price...

Some Chicago Cabs Haven't Reduced Surcharge

Chicago Public Radio | Tasha Flournoy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A $1 fuel surcharge in Chicago taxi cabs is supposed to drop to 50 cents today. But several cabbies still haven't reduced the fee. None of the handfu...

Illinois Gas Prices Drop

CBS 2 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS) ― Motorists throughout the Chicago area and across the country are seeing significant relief at the pump. The American Auto Associat...

Chicago Gas Prices Drop

Chicago Sun-Times | Francine Knowles | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Gasoline prices in the Chicago area are down more than 35 cents from mid-September and aren't expected to spike again over the next few months. The a...