Buffalo is known as the second largest city in New York. Consisting of 32 different neighborhoods, this city is located to the east of Lake Erie. According to a 2000 census, Buffalo had a population of 292,648, and the metropolitan area was home to 1,170,111 people. Every year, residents and visitors of Buffalo engage in a wide range of recreational activities. They have the option of visiting over 20 different public parks, sampling food from a wide variety of cultures, seeing over 50 private and public art galleries, or enjoying the city’s thriving night life. Two street festivals in Buffalo, the Elmwood Festival of the Arts and the Allentown Art Festival, are known for bringing in thousands of people annually. West Chippewa Street, located between South Elmwood Avenue and Main Street, contains several bars, dance clubs, and restaurants. Transportation in Buffalo has a reputation for being well-managed. The city’s official airport is Buffalo Niagara International Airport which serves over 5 million passengers. It is also ranked among the five least expensive airports from which to fly in the country. Two Amtrak train stations are also available to travelers. In regards to education, there are several public and private schools in Buffalo. The city contains 78 public schools and 47 private schools. There are 292 public schools and 150 private schools in the metropolitan area.