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Add It Up - Braves vs. MARTA

To drive or not to drive?

Increase in cost of a one-way ticket on the MARTA shuttle between Turner Field and the Five Points Station..................................................................... $1

Cost for two people to take a round-trip shuttle from the station to a Braves game.............................. $11

Cost to park in a Turner Field lot........................ $12

Approximate number of parking spaces Turner Field added this season to encourage people to drive instead of paying increased MARTA fare.............................. 1,000

Duration of average baseball game, in hours........... 2.75

Number of 16-ounce beers the average 160-pound person can drink in 2.75 hours before his or her blood alcohol level is over Georgia's legal limit........................... 3

Cost of a 16-ounce beer at a Braves game........... $6.25

Approximate cost, including attorney's fees, to plead guilty in Georgia to a first-time DUI charge......... $2,000

Minimum number of hours you will spend in jail for a first-time DUI in Georgia........................................ 24

Length, in minutes, of the shuttle ride from Turner Field to MARTA.......................................................... 5

Sources: MARTA, Atlanta Braves, Elias Sports Bureau, www.intox.com, Mike Hawkins of Chestney Hawkins Law Firm, www.1800duilaws.com, www.mapquest.com