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Public Transportation Market Share by Airport 75 of day--may remain as one of the highest public mode shares recorded in the United States from any single mode. Newark (14% Market Share) Market Share U.S. Rank Airport Total Rail Bus/Van 7 Newark Liberty International 14% 5% 9% Airport SOURCE: Surveys (13) The Airport. Newark Liberty International Airport is located about 18 miles from Midtown Manhattan. The drive can be made in about 30 minutes, but the travel time varies vastly accord- ing to local congestion on route. The airport served about 34 MAP in 2005; of these, some 10.4 million were originating passengers. Connections at the Airport. Newark airport is a comparatively centralized airport, with only three major terminal departure areas. The Newark AirTrain connects these three termi- nals with a rental car area, a transfer point for hotel courtesy vehicles, and the Newark Liberty International Airport Rail Station, which is served by New Jersey Transit and Amtrak. The air- port rail station is the only direct connection between an airport people mover and the national rail system. Rail. At Newark Liberty International Airport Rail Station, New Jersey Transit offers frequent service both toward Manhattan and in the opposite direction toward Trenton, New Jersey, and Philadelphia. Amtrak offers less frequent service, with many regional trains stopping, but with no connection to the high-speed Acela service. Bus. A wide variety of bus services are offered at the passenger terminal area. A major express bus service serves midtown, and a separate line serves Lower Manhattan. About 5% of Newark's non-connecting airline passengers choose this bus service. Another 2% use the local bus systems. Shared-Ride Van. Around 10 companies provide services beyond the major express bus services to Manhattan, with direct services in all directions. Atlanta (14% Market Share) Market Share U.S. Rank Airport Total Rail Bus/Van 8 Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta 14% 10% 4% Airport SOURCE: Atlanta Airport (17 ) The Airport. The Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is located about 10 miles from downtown Atlanta (Peachtree Center), which is a less than 20-minute drive under good traf- fic conditions. This airport is the largest in the United States, and one of the largest in the world, with nearly 86 MAP served in 2005; of these, about 13.7 million are originating passengers. Connections at the Airport. The Atlanta airport has recently opened a new ground trans- portation center that is located in the arrivals lobby, next to the Hertz rental car desks. This common location provides information, and allows immediate reservations, for all kinds of publicly available ground services, including both shared and single-party limousines. Because