PUMP PATROL: Average gas price increases about 56 cents in the last week

Every morning gas prices continue to climb on Long Island and across the country.
The national average for a gallon of regular went up another 7 cents overnight – sitting at $4.32.
Meanwhile, on Long Island, the average price for a gallon of regular sits at $4.47.
According to AAA, there has been a jump of about 56 cents a gallon in the last week.
Are Long Islanders ditching their own cars and jumping in with other people to carpool?
News 12 Long Island's Caroline Flynn is checking out Park and Ride locations this morning to see if people are changing their habits.
Experts say carpooling and taking mass transit are ways to save at the pump.