I think it's safe for us all to assume that even if there is a relatively short dip in gas prices, the continuing trend for the years to come is going to be up. We've now hit that $4.00 mark a couple of times, and odds are we are going to have to get used to it.
If we want to get off of our addiction to oil we need to get serious about electric vehciles and plug-in hybrids. which also means we need to get serious about building out the infrastructure that will help fuel (charge) them...
There's a pretty good not-for-profit organization out there that is working to help bring charging stations free of cost to schools... If you're interested, take a look: