Gas prices are held up by the oil companies that will charge whatever they feel like charging, regardless of the price of a barrel of oil.
When was the last time you saw a lobbyist for alternative energy running around congress?
There's no money or sustainability for alternatives as of yet.
"If the American people ever allow private banks to control the issue of their currency, first by inflation, then by deflation, the banks and corporations that will grow up around them will deprive the people of all property until their children wake up homeless on the continent their Fathers conquered." - Thomas Jefferson
You aren't asking a sensible question. Your logic mirrors the following question: 'do you prefer the color orange or toilet? answer teh ****ing question!!!1!1!!!'
Isaiah 1:18 -- Come now, and let us reason together
Any habitual action, such as eating or dressing, may be performed on the appropriate occasion, without any need of thought, and the same seems to be true of a painfully large proportion of our talk. -- Bertrand Russell