At 09:08 AM 5/20/99 -0700, Flinthoof Ponypal wrote:
> One thing I've never figured out is why gas costs more in the city
>out in outlying areas. It costs more to transport further away from the
>refinery so it should be cheaper in town, but it isn't. It's always
>significantly higher. The only answer I've come up with is because they
>can. More people, more money.
Here in the NJ the Garden State (a.k.a. "Armpit of the Nation" ) we have
several of those aromatic refineries, and guess what? The gas IS a bit
cheaper near them.
Of course, in a city the overhead is higher than in a country setting.
out in the 'Burbs