The average price of self-serve regular gasoline in Michigan is 3.5 cents lower per gallon than last week, AAA Michigan said Monday.
The statewide average of $2.99 per gallon is 63 cents higher than a year ago at this time.
The Traverse City area has the most expensive gasoline of Michigan's metropolitan areas at $3.02 per gallon, the auto club said.
In the Detroit area, the average dropped 2.3 cents to $2.98.
Dearborn-based AAA Michigan surveys 2,800 gas stations daily for its report.