Gas prices continue their two month climb in New York City and are approaching 2012 highs.
The average price for a gallon of gas in the city has risen to $4.23, according to AAA’s Fuel Gauge Report, 8 cents higher than a week ago.
Over the past month the cost of gas has jumped 17 cents.
Since July, the cost of a gallon of gas has steadily increased and is now near the 2012 high. Prices at the pump peaked in April at $4.24.
Last year, city drivers were paying under $4 per gallon.
Nationally, the average also continues to rise. A gallon of gas nationally is $3.86, 14 cents higher than a month ago.