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84 Ground Access to Major Airports by Public Transportation originating passengers. Under conditions of no highway congestion, the driving time from the airport to downtown is 5 minutes. The airport currently attracts about 0.7 million travelers per year who use public, high-occupancy modes to the airport. Connections at the Airport. San Diego airport has two general-purpose terminals, which have a one-level curb serving both arrivals and departures. Each terminal has a ground trans- portation plaza for taxis, buses, and vans. In each case, passengers are offered a "skybridge" to access the check-in areas. Bus/Van. A specialized public transportation service has been created between the airport and the primary convention/hotel area of downtown San Diego, with service every 12 minutes. Many buses are elaborately painted with airport themes, and baggage space is provided. The fare is more than $2. The van services are presented in a novel way: a Transportation Coordinator places the trav- eler with the first available shuttle, unless the traveler specifies a particular shuttle company. This service may be a small step toward joint or centralized dispatching over several companies. Ten companies are listed as service providers on the airport's website. Overall, all bus/van services together attract about 9% of the ground access market. Indianapolis (9% Market Share) Market Share U.S. Rank Airport Total Rail Bus/Van 20 Indianapolis International 9% 0% 9% Airport SOURCE: TCRP Report 62 (16) The Airport. Indianapolis International Airport is located about 15.1 miles from the center of Indianapolis. The airport served about 8.5 MAP in 2005; of these, some 3.6 million were orig- inating passengers. Under conditions of no highway congestion, the driving time from the airport to downtown is 28 minutes. The airport currently attracts about 0.3 million travelers per year who use public, high-occupancy modes to the airport. Connections at the Airport. Indianapolis International Airport was one of the first U.S. airports to construct a separate ground transportation center, located on the first floor of its main parking garage. From this point, all buses, limousines, and courtesy vehicles depart. Bus/Limousine. Traditional transit bus service is offered to downtown. Three operators provide shuttle van service from Indianapolis International Airport, with one service going to Champaign/Urbana, Illinois; one to Indiana University; and one to Purdue University. The absence of a shared-ride van service to downtown is interesting. However, the airport website describes seven limousine operators as "shared-ride service." This difference in definitions may have resulted in a "shared-ride" mode share being reported that is not consistent with other market shares reported in this chapter. Washington Dulles (8% Market Share) Market Share U.S. Rank Airport Total Rail Bus/Van 21 Washington Dulles 8% 1% 7% International Airport SOURCE: 2005 Washington-Baltimore Regional Air Passenger Survey (15)