Transportation

Jacksonville Weekly Gas Price Update, October 31

 

Average retail gasoline prices in Jacksonville have fallen 4.5 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.36/g yesterday. This compares with the national average that has fallen 0.6 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.46/g, according to gasoline price website JacksonvilleGasPrices.com.

Fuel Price Brief

 

For the first time since August 9, crude oil settled below $80 a barrel as fuel demand lags and economic concerns persist. Oil production in Libya has resumed an output quota of almost 600 million barrels a day. Libyan quotas are expected to reach one million barrels a day in the next six months. All of which drove down oil and gas prices throughout the past month. Crude oil settled Friday at $79.85 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange—$8.11 less than the week prior. 

Jacksonville Weekly Gas Price Update, Sept 19

 

Average retail gasoline prices in Jacksonville have fallen 6.3 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.45/g yesterday. This compares with the national average that has fallen 4.2 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.61/g, according to gasoline price website JacksonvilleGasPrices.com.

Jacksonville Weekly Gas Price Update, August 29

Average retail gasoline prices in Jacksonville have risen 0.2 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.50/g yesterday. This compares with the national average that has increased 2.8 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.61/g, according to gasoline price website JacksonvilleGasPrices.com.

How Will Magnet School Kids Get To School?

JACKSONVILLE - The parking lot at Darnell-Cookman Middle High School may be busier than the normal first day of school on Monday, August 22.  Kids like 13 year old Elizabeth Caldwell, who normally take the school bus, will be carpooling with her Mom, April Caldwell, and two other students this year.

That's because the District will no longer provide free bus transportation to 7 Duval County magnet schools. The schools are Darnell-Cookman, Stanton, Paxon, Landon, James Weldon Johnson, Kirby-Smith and LaVilla. The District is expected to save 3 million dollars a year cutting out transportation to the 7 magnet schools.

Jacksonville Weekly Gas Price Update, August 15

Average retail gasoline prices in Jacksonville have fallen 7.5 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.54/g yesterday. This compares with the national average that has fallen 4.7 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.60/g, according to gasoline price website JacksonvilleGasPrices.com.

Smoky Conditions Could Impact Morning Commute

Smoky Conditions Could Impact Morning Commute

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Signs are up along JTB Monday morning warning drivers about smoky conditions in the area.

A large fire began burning Sunday afternoon in Jacksonville in the area of Hodges and J. Turner Butler Boulevard.

It is still smoky Monday morning, but it was not severely impacted visibility around 5 a.m. Our crew could not see flames or an orange glow from our live location, but our access is restricted because it's private property. 

According to Jacksonville Fire and Rescue, there are two fires burning on the Hodges' family property. Lightning started both fires late Sunday afternoon.

The fires are burning on private property. They're estimated to be about 200 acres. One fire is said to be threatening homes and barns.

At this time Division of Forestry officials say the fires are not under control..