Let's drive anyway

The latest survey by AAA found 80% of Americans questioned said they would make changes and drive less due to the high price of gas. But will they? AAA travel agents have been very busy this year as COVID-19 restrictions ease, said Jim Garrity of AAA East Central. A pent-up demand to get back on the road and get out of town might overpower the high cost at the pump. "We believe there remains significant pent-up leisure travel demand due to the pandemic,'" said Jerad Bachar, president of VisitPittsburgh.

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette