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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — If it seems like you’re shelling out more for gas in the past few days that’s because you are.
Gas prices have gone up more than a dime this month, CBS 2’s Dick Brennan reported Monday.
“The gas prices are ridiculous. It’s really killing the cab drivers in this city,” driver Jack Dovey said.
Dovey drives a cab for a living, but he said right now he’s taking a beating.
“Personally, it’s taking money out of my pocket, taking money to feed my kids,” Dovey said.
Gas prices in New York City have surged to $3.93 a gallon. That’s up 12 cents in one week.
So what’s driving the spike? Experts say unrest half a world away: in Egypt.
“Egypt is not an oil-producing nation, but the Suez Canal runs through it,” AAA’s Robert Sinclair said. “We are seeing in effect…
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