TRENTON - Gas prices ticked up in New Jersey and increased by a greater amount around the nation at large despite declining demand.
AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price of a gallon of regular gas in New Jersey on Friday was $2.55, up a penny from a week ago.
Drivers were paying an average of $2.56 a gallon a year ago at this time. The national average price for a gallon of regular gasoline was $2.42, also up three cents from last week.
Drivers were paying an average of $2.49 a gallon a year ago at this time.
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