DART Local Route 16 – Douglas Avenue – DART Local Bus Routes

Local Route 16 – Douglas Ave

Weekday service on this route temporarily will run on a modified Saturday service schedule effective Sunday, April 12. To learn more about DART’s temporary service reductions in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, click here.

Service operates between DART Central Station and Merle Hay Mall, including destinations at Veterans Hospital, Polk County River Place, Iowa Department of Transportation and Broadlawns Medical Center.

Connections: Local Routes 3 and 60 at University Avenue. Local Route 14 at Hickman and MLK Parkway, Douglas and Beaver, and at Merle Hay Mall. Crosstown Route 50 at Douglas and MLK Parkway, and at Merle Hay Mall. Express Route 91 at Merle Hay Mall. All Express Routes and the D-Line Shuttle on Grand Avenue and Locust Street in downtown Des Moines. All Local and Crosstown Routes at DART Central Station.

DART Central Station Platform: J

Guaranteed Ride Home: In case of an emergency, DART will guarantee a ride home to individuals riding Route 16 – Douglas Ave, extension to Lower Beaver Rd and Meredith Drbetween 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 / Southbound-Inbound: 
Route 16 • Weekday / Southbound-Inbound • Effective 04/12/20

Merle Hay MallDouglas & Lower BeaverHickman & 18th9th St & UniversityDART Central Station
AM6:156:236:296:356:40
6:456:536:597:057:10
7:157:237:297:357:40
7:457:537:598:058:10
8:158:238:298:358:40
8:458:538:599:059:10
9:159:239:299:359:40
9:459:539:5910:0510:10
10:1510:2310:2910:3510:40
10:4510:5310:5911:0511:10
11:1511:2311:2911:3511:40
11:4511:5311:5912:0512:10
PM12:1512:2312:2912:3512:40
12:4512:5312:591:051:10
1:151:231:291:351:40
1:451:531:592:052:10
2:152:242:312:382:43
2:452:543:013:083:13
3:153:243:313:383:43
3:453:544:014:084:13
4:154:244:314:384:43
4:454:545:015:075:12
5:155:245:295:355:40
5:455:545:596:056:10
6:156:246:296:356:40
6:456:546:597:057:10
7:157:247:297:357:40
7:457:547:598:058:10
8:158:248:298:358:40
8:458:548:599:059:10
9:159:249:299:359:40
Weather, special events and traffic conditions may alter service.

Weekday / Northbound-Outbound: 
Route 16 • Weekday / Northbound-Outbound • Effective 04/12/20

DART Central Station9th St & UniversityHickman & 18thDouglas & Lower BeaverMerle Hay Mall
AM6:456:516:577:027:08
7:157:217:277:327:38
7:457:517:578:028:08
8:158:228:288:348:40
8:458:528:589:049:10
9:159:229:289:349:40
9:459:529:5810:0410:11
10:1510:2110:2710:3310:40
10:4510:5110:5711:0311:10
11:1511:2111:2711:3311:40
11:4511:5111:5712:0312:10
PM12:1512:2112:2712:3312:40
12:4512:5112:571:031:10
1:151:211:271:331:40
1:451:511:572:032:10
2:152:212:272:332:40
2:452:512:573:033:10
3:153:213:273:333:40
3:453:513:574:034:10
4:154:214:274:334:40
4:454:514:575:035:10
5:155:215:275:335:40
5:455:515:576:036:09
6:156:216:276:336:39
6:456:516:577:037:09
7:157:217:277:337:39
7:457:517:578:038:09
8:158:218:278:338:39
8:458:518:579:039:09
9:459:509:5510:0110:07
Weather, special events and traffic conditions may alter service.

Saturday / Southbound-Inbound: 
Route 16 • Saturday / Southbound-Inbound • Effective 02/23/20

Merle Hay MallDouglas & Lower BeaverHickman & 18th9th St & UniversityDART Central Station
AM6:156:236:296:356:40
6:456:536:597:057:10
7:157:237:297:357:40
7:457:537:598:058:10
8:158:238:298:358:40
8:458:538:599:059:10
9:159:239:299:359:40
9:459:539:5910:0510:10
10:1510:2310:2910:3510:40
10:4510:5310:5911:0511:10
11:1511:2311:2911:3511:40
11:4511:5311:5912:0512:10
PM12:1512:2312:2912:3512:40
12:4512:5312:591:051:10
1:151:231:291:351:40
1:451:531:592:052:10
2:152:242:312:382:43
2:452:543:013:083:13
3:153:243:313:383:43
3:453:544:014:084:13
4:154:244:314:384:43
4:454:545:015:075:12
5:155:245:295:355:40
5:455:545:596:056:10
6:156:246:296:356:40
6:456:546:597:057:10
7:157:247:297:357:40
7:457:547:598:058:10
8:158:248:298:358:40
8:458:548:599:059:10
9:159:249:299:359:40
Weather, special events and traffic conditions may alter service.

Saturday / Northbound-Outbound: 
Route 16 • Saturday / Northbound-Outbound • Effective 02/23/20

DART Central Station9th St & UniversityHickman & 18thDouglas & Lower BeaverMerle Hay Mall
AM6:456:516:577:027:08
7:157:217:277:327:38
7:457:517:578:028:08
8:158:228:288:348:40
8:458:528:589:049:10
9:159:229:289:349:40
9:459:529:5810:0410:11
10:1510:2110:2710:3310:40
10:4510:5110:5711:0311:10
11:1511:2111:2711:3311:40
11:4511:5111:5712:0312:10
PM12:1512:2112:2712:3312:40
12:4512:5112:571:031:10
1:151:211:271:331:40
1:451:511:572:032:10
2:152:212:272:332:40
2:452:512:573:033:10
3:153:213:273:333:40
3:453:513:574:034:10
4:154:214:274:334:40
4:454:514:575:035:10
5:155:215:275:335:40
5:455:515:576:036:09
6:156:216:276:336:39
6:456:516:577:037:09
7:157:217:277:337:39
7:457:517:578:038:09
8:158:218:278:338:39
8:458:518:579:039:09
9:159:209:259:319:37
9:459:509:5510:0110:07
Weather, special events and traffic conditions may alter service.

Sunday / Southbound-Inbound: 
Route 16 • Sunday / Southbound-Inbound • Effective 02/23/20

Merle Hay MallDouglas & Lower BeaverHickman & 18th9th St & UniversityDART Central Station
AM7:137:217:277:337:38
8:138:218:278:338:38
9:139:219:279:339:38
10:1310:2110:2710:3310:38
11:1311:2111:2711:3311:38
PM12:1312:2112:2712:3312:38
1:131:211:271:331:38
2:132:212:272:332:38
3:133:213:273:333:38
4:134:214:274:334:38
5:135:215:275:335:38
6:136:216:276:336:40
Weather, special events and traffic conditions may alter service.

Sunday / Northbound-Outbound: 
Route 16 • Sunday / Northbound-Outbound • Effective 02/23/20

DART Central Station9th St & UniversityHickman & 18thDouglas & Lower BeaverMerle Hay Mall
AM7:457:507:568:028:08
8:458:508:569:029:08
9:459:509:5610:0210:08
10:4510:5010:5611:0211:08
11:4511:5011:5612:0212:08
PM12:4512:5012:561:021:08
1:451:501:562:022:08
2:452:502:563:023:08
3:453:503:564:024:08
4:454:504:565:025:08
5:455:505:566:026:08
Weather, special events and traffic conditions may alter service.

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