While my miles were down this quarter, they were up in July from April, which meant that I helped contribute to vehicle miles driven increasing 1.6% in July. Here is the graph from Calculated Risk.
In other driving related news, the price of regular at the corner station dropped to $3.36 Monday while the three stations down the street held steady at $3.39, where they were at the time of the previous report, when I promised to fill up both cars. I did, my wife's on Saturday and mine on Sunday. The corner station is still selling gas at that price, but I don't know if the three other neighborhood stations have joined it. Just the same, the sound you hear is that of continued sliding.
*Yes, I bought this car in October 2003. I have a story about that, but I'll save it for the next report, along with why I named my car Yuki. Stay tuned.