Using Less Gas

March 23, 2012 - 8:35 AM
In this March 19, 2012 photo, a man changes advertised fuel prices at a Shell station in Hot Springs, Ark. Americans have pumped less gas every week for the past year. During those 52 weeks, gasoline consumption dropped by 4.2 billion gallons, or 3 percent, according to MasterCard SpendingPulse. The decline is the longest since a 51-week period during the recession. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston)