COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KRDO) -- Nationwide, gas prices have fallen nearly 3 cents per gallon within the past week. However, Colorado Springs gas prices remain unchanged.
According to GasBuddy's daily survey of 246 gas stations across the city, prices average $3.50. That's 15.7 cents per gallon higher than in June and $1.08 higher than this time in 2020.
On the Western Slope, several counties have gas prices above $3.70. In Pitkin County, the average price per gallon is $4.72, according to AAA.
According to AAA, the national average is $3.15. Colorado has the sixth-highest gas prices in the country.
Officials say Colorado continues to trail behind the national average because of the cost to transport fuel.