It's pretty clear by now that Philadelphia Weekly and the City Commission aren't getting along great these days.

But reporter Aaron Kase asks a good question in a recent blog post: Why did Commissioner Joseph Duda use 1,350 gallons of gas in his city-owned car for fiscal year 2010, when the average employee with a city car goes through just 685 gallons in a year?

The City Commission hasn't returned the paper's requests for an explanation.

Now, we're not saying that the $2,680 the city spent on Duda's gas will make or break the city's $3.8 billion budget — and there's no evidence that he's done anything wrong.

Still, it would be nice to know what accounts for all that driving.

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