McLean County Farm Bureau

Holiday travel expected to rise: gas prices trend lower

How many miles are you racking up this holiday season? In Illinois, AAA estimates 5.8 million people will journey by vehicle at least 50 miles from home between Dec. 23 and Jan. 2, an increase of 213,000 compared to last year. With crude oil prices softening the first 12 days of the month, those taking the roads could see some relief at the gas pumps. READ MORE