Gasoline prices expected to keep rising this summer

By Beixi(Bessie) Xu

According to a recent AAA survey, the national average gas price will go up 40 cents per gallon this summer, peaking near $2.70. In Chicago, analysts expect prices to rise even more, surpassing $3 per gallon.

Drivers in downtown Chicago are noticing the rising price of gasoline, but aren’t overly concerned just yet.

​Photo at top:Drivers are pumping gas in BP gas station on LaSalle Street.(Beixi Xu/MEDILL)​