The price of gas in Central Jersey edged downward, after a one-weke break in a nine-week run of falling prices at the pump. Here are the Central Jersey averages, followed by the AAA national average for the week ending September 12th:
Regular - Central Jersey: $3.14, down 2-cents; National: $3.42, down 1-cent.
Mid-grade - Central Jersey: $3.45, down 1-cent; National: $3.62, down 1-cent.
Premium - Central Jersey: $3.60, down 2-cents; National: $3.79, down 1-cent.
Local averages are calculated using the prices at ten gas stations in Edison, Franklin, New Brunswick, North Brunswick and South Brunswick. The national average is calculated by using the AAA's fuel gauge report, which can be found here.