Flex Route 74 – NW Urbandale

Operates between Valley West Mall, Mercer/Marsh and the business parks in northwest Urbandale.

This service will operate on a specific route and schedule with dedicated stops along the route. Customers are able to board at any stop along the scheduled route for $1.75.

This route will also operate as a limited flex service between scheduled stops, and will deviate within the Flex Zone for $3.50. Customers may request a flex trip, up to seven days in advance, by calling 515-283-8136 during DART service hours. Flex trip requests upon boarding may be accomodated when time and space is available. 

To cancel or change your flex trip reservation, call 515-283-8136 during DART service hours and at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled pick-up, or a no-show will be recorded. More than four no-shows in a calendar month may result in a suspension of your Flex service.

Flex service trips are available on a first-come, first-served basis and are limited to trips that ensure the service is reliable for all customers. You may be asked to get on or off the bus at a location that is within a few blocks of your origin or destination. Some locations are not accessible to DART buses.

Connections: Local Routes 3, Crosstown Route 52 and Flex Route 72 at Valley West Mall.

Guaranteed Ride Home: In case of an emergency, DART will guarantee a ride home to individuals riding Route 74between the hours of 8 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. To qualify for a Guaranteed Ride Home, you must be a monthly bus pass holder, Unlimited Access participant or RideShare vanpooler. For full program details, click here.

To learn how to read DART schedules, click here.

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Weekday / Morning: 
Route 74 • Weekday / Morning Effective 08/21/16
Valley West Mall100th & HickmanAurora & Urbandale DrMeredith Dr & Marsh121st & Douglas100th & Douglas100th & HickmanValley West Mall
6:316:366:416:466:516:597:027:07
7:347:397:457:507:558:058:078:12
8:398:458:508:559:009:079:109:15
Route 74 is timed to connect primarily with Route 52 to/form DART Central Station at Valley West Mall. Connections with Routes 3, 52 to/from Jordan Creek Town Center and 72 cannot be guaranteed.
Weather, special events and traffic conditions may alter service.

Weekday / Afternoon: 
Route 74 • Weekday / Afternoon Effective 08/21/16
Valley West Mall100th & Hickman100th & Douglas121st & DouglasMeredith Dr & MarshAurora & Urbandale Dr100th & HickmanValley West Mall
3:423:493:514:014:064:124:174:23
4:424:494:515:015:065:125:185:24
5:475:545:566:066:116:176:226:27
Route 74 is timed to connect primarily with Route 52 to/form DART Central Station at Valley West Mall. Connections with Routes 3, 52 to/from Jordan Creek Town Center and 72 cannot be guaranteed.
Weather, special events and traffic conditions may alter service.

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