Oil prices have dropped below $50 per barrel, but gas in Central Indiana has risen to above $2 per gallon.
With 97 days of falling gas prices, this streak of declining prices is the longest ever.
Declining gas prices mean tourists are more willing to drive to popular destinations such as Santa Claus, Ind.
Analysts say Indiana is among the states with the most volatile gas prices.
The price of gas trickled back down just before Christmas after a spike last week, but now that the holiday has come and gone, the price has jumped even higher.
A Purdue University professor predicts higher production and lower demand will lead to lower gas prices this summer compared to last.
Vectren says it‘s a sign that more people are finding work, and it‘s also due to low natural gas prices.
Numbers from Ball State University show the state's bus ridership could more than double in the next 20 years.
Some refinery problems in the Midwest seem to be part of the reason why gasoline prices have risen in recent weeks.
Gas prices were significantly lower during Fourth of July this year than they were last year.