As the summer season comes closer and closer, one question abounds: where are you going for vacation? If you have a large car and a large family, the answer might be closer to home. Gas prices are at a nearly all-time high around the U.S. So, is it really affecting behavior? We've been asking listeners to weigh in with the prices at the pump in their own communities, and whether or not that will have an impact on summer travel. John Manrique, Takeaway listener on WLRN in South Florida talks about his expensive commute. And other listeners weigh in.
Sarah from Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. says: I live over 40 miles from my job, so I have to drive on cruise control so that my tank will last me, you know instead of four or five days, maybe seven or eight days. Maybe eventually start trying to carpool because it's getting really, really expensive.