Any idea if there is a public source of gasoline consumption data for US cities?
I am looking at predicting changes in gasoline consumption as a function of recent technological innovations.
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a think tank in chicago has done some of this legwork for you, but the price is from 2007; pretty sure you can change it to reflect new prices. and while this is only going to give you a cost estimate, i imagine dividing the cost by price should give you the number of gallons. not sure if you can enter a city, but you can search by zip/address so you could also compile them into cities/localities:
there's also the urban mobility report, which should give you exactly what you want:
Not sure if EIA data will be granular enough for what you're looking for: http://www.eia.gov/petroleum/data.cfm#consumption
Looks like they define their regions: http://www.eia.gov/petroleum/gasdiesel/gas_geographies.cfm#city-county