Local Route 16 – Douglas Ave

Service operates between DART Central Station and Merle Hay/Haymarket 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 Merle Hay/Haymarket 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.

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Weekday / Southbound-Inbound: 
Route 16 • Weekday / Southbound-Inbound • Effective 6/4/17

Merle Hay Mall & HaymarketMeredith Dr & 50th StDouglas & Lower BeaverPolk County River PlaceBroadlawnsHickman & 18th9th St & UniversityDART Central Station
AM5:41- - - -5:48- - - -- - - -5:546:006:08*
5:56- - - -6:03- - - -- - - -6:096:156:23*
6:04- - - -6:116:13- - - -6:186:256:33*
6:23- - - -6:30- - - -- - - -6:366:426:50*
6:37- - - -6:446:46- - - -6:516:587:08*
- - - -6:526:57- - - -- - - -7:037:107:20*
6:59- - - -7:07- - - -- - - -7:147:217:30
7:09- - - -7:177:20- - - -7:287:357:45
- - - -7:277:32- - - -- - - -7:387:457:55*
7:34- - - -7:427:457:537:548:018:10*
7:49- - - -7:567:598:068:078:148:23*
8:04- - - -8:118:158:228:238:298:38*
8:19- - - -8:268:308:378:388:448:53*
8:36- - - -8:438:478:548:559:019:10
8:49- - - -8:569:009:079:089:149:23*
9:17- - - -9:249:289:379:389:459:55*
9:47- - - -9:549:5810:0710:0810:1510:25*
10:17- - - -10:2410:2810:3710:3810:4510:55*
10:47- - - -10:5410:5811:0711:0811:1511:25*
11:17- - - -11:2411:2811:3711:3811:4511:55*
11:47- - - -11:5411:5812:0712:0812:15

12:25*

PM12:17- - - -12:2412:2812:3712:3812:4512:55*
12:47- - - -12:5412:581:071:081:151:25*
1:16- - - -1:241:281:371:381:451:55*
1:46- - - -1:541:582:072:082:152:25*
2:18- - - -2:262:302:392:402:462:55*
2:33- - - -2:412:452:542:553:013:10*
2:48- - - -2:563:003:093:103:163:25*
3:03- - - -3:113:153:243:253:313:40*
3:17- - - -3:253:293:383:393:453:55*
3:31- - - -3:393:433:523:534:004:10*
3:46- - - -3:543:584:074:084:154:25*
4:01- - - -4:094:134:224:234:304:40*
4:17- - - -4:254:294:384:394:464:55*
4:32- - - -4:404:444:534:545:015:10*
4:47- - - -4:554:595:085:095:165:25*
5:03- - - -5:115:155:235:245:315:40*
5:23- - - -5:31- - - -5:385:395:465:55
5:40- - - -5:47- - - -5:545:556:026:10*
6:12- - - -6:19- - - -- - - -6:256:326:40*
6:42- - - -6:49- - - -- - - -6:557:027:10*
7:14- - - -7:21- - - -- - - -7:267:327:40*
7:44- - - -7:51- - - -- - - -7:568:028:10*
8:14- - - -8:21- - - -- - - -8:268:328:40*
8:44- - - -8:51- - - -- - - -8:569:029:10*
9:14- - - -9:21- - - -- - - -9:269:329:40*
9:44- - - -9:51- - - -- - - -9:5610:0210:10*
10:15- - - -10:21- - - -- - - -10:2610:3210:40*
10:44- - - -10:50- - - -- - - -10:5511:0111:05
11:06- - - -11:10- - - -- - - -11:1411:1911:23
* These trips become the Route 6 Indianola Ave bus at DART Central Station and pull into Platform N.
Weather, special events and traffic conditions may alter service.

Weekday / Northbound-Outbound: 
Route 16 • Weekday / Northbound-Outbound • Effective 6/4/17

DART Central Station9th St & UniversityHickman & 18thPolk County River PlDouglas & Lower BeaverMeredith Dr & 50thMeredith & Hoover SchoolsMerle Hay & Haymarket
AM6:006:056:11- - - -6:16- - - -- - - -6:22
6:106:156:21- - - -6:26- - - -- - - -6:32
6:256:306:36- - - -6:41- - - -- - - -6:47
6:356:406:48- - - -6:53- - - -6:59/7:027:07
6:506:557:03- - - -7:08- - - -7:14/7:177:22
7:107:167:22- - - -7:28- - - -- - - -7:35
7:257:317:387:437:46- - - -- - - -7:53
7:407:467:537:588:01- - - -- - - -8:08
7:558:018:088:138:16- - - -- - - -8:23
8:108:168:238:288:31- - - -- - - -8:39
8:258:318:388:438:46- - - -- - - -8:53
8:408:468:538:589:01- - - -- - - -9:08
9:009:069:139:189:21- - - -- - - -9:28
9:309:369:439:499:52- - - -- - - -10:00
10:0010:0610:1310:1910:22- - - -- - - -10:30
10:3010:3610:4310:4910:52- - - -- - - -11:00
11:0011:0611:1311:1911:22- - - -- - - -11:30
11:3011:3611:4311:4911:52- - - -- - - -12:00
PM12:0012:0612:1312:1912:22- - - -- - - -12:30
12:3012:3612:4312:4912:52- - - -- - - -1:00
1:001:061:131:191:22- - - -- - - -1:30
1:301:361:431:491:52- - - -- - - -2:00
2:002:062:132:192:22- - - -- - - -2:30
2:302:362:432:492:52- - - -- - - -3:00
3:003:063:133:193:23- - - -- - - -3:31
3:103:163:233:293:33- - - -- - - -3:41
3:253:313:383:443:48- - - -- - - -3:56
3:403:463:533:594:03- - - -- - - -4:11
3:554:014:084:144:18- - - -- - - -4:26
4:104:164:23- - - -- - - -4:37- - - -- - - -
4:254:314:384:444:48- - - -- - - -4:56
4:354:414:484:544:58- - - -- - - -5:06
4:454:514:58- - - -- - - -5:12- - - -- - - -
4:555:015:075:145:18- - - -- - - -5:26
5:105:165:225:295:33- - - -- - - -5:41
5:255:315:375:445:48- - - -- - - -5:56
5:405:465:52- - - -5:58- - - -- - - -6:06
6:156:216:27- - - -6:32- - - -- - - -6:40
6:456:516:57- - - -7:02- - - -- - - -7:09
7:157:207:26- - - -7:31- - - -- - - -7:38
7:457:507:56- - - -8:01- - - -- - - -8:08
8:158:208:26- - - -8:31- - - -- - - -8:38
8:458:508:56- - - -9:01- - - -- - - -9:07
9:159:209:25- - - -9:30- - - -- - - -9:36
9:459:509:55- - - -10:00- - - -- - - -10:06
10:1510:2010:25- - - -10:30- - - -- - - -10:36
10:4510:5010:55- - - -11:00- - - -- - - -11:06
School days only. No service during school breaks and summer.
Weather, special events and traffic conditions may alter service.

Saturday / Southbound-Inbound: 
Route 16 • Saturday / Southbound-Inbound • Effective 6/4/17

Merle Hay & HaymarketDouglas & Lower BeaverHickman & 18th9th St & UniversityDART Central Station
AM7:107:177:247:307:36*
8:108:178:248:308:36*
9:109:179:249:309:36*
10:1010:1810:2510:3110:37*
11:1011:1811:2511:3111:37*
PM12:1012:1812:2512:3112:37*
1:101:181:251:311:37*
2:102:182:252:312:37*
3:103:183:253:313:37*
4:104:184:254:314:37*
5:105:185:255:315:37*
6:086:166:236:296:35*
7:087:167:237:297:35*
8:088:168:238:298:35*
9:089:169:239:299:35*
* These trips become the Route 6 Indianola Ave bus at DART Central Station and pull into Platform N.
Weather, special events and traffic conditions may alter service.

Saturday / Northbound-Outbound: 
Route 16 • Saturday / Northbound-Outbound • Effective 6/4/17

DART Central Station9th St & UniversityHickman & 18thDouglas & Lower BeaverMerle Hay & Haymarket
AM6:456:516:567:027:08
7:457:517:568:028:08
8:458:518:569:029:08
9:459:519:5610:0210:08
10:4510:5110:5611:0211:10
11:4511:5111:5612:0212:10
PM12:4512:5112:561:021:10
1:451:511:562:022:10
2:452:512:563:023:10
3:453:513:564:024:10
4:454:514:565:025:10
5:455:505:556:006:07
6:456:506:557:007:07
7:457:507:558:008:07
8:458:508:559:009:07
9:459:509:5510:0010:06
Weather, special events and traffic conditions may alter service.
Sunday / Southbound-Inbound: 
Route 16 • Sunday / Southbound-Inbound • Effective 6/4/17

Merle Hay & HaymarketDouglas & Lower BeaverHickman & 18th9th St & UniversityDART Central Station
AM8:108:178:248:308:36*
9:109:179:249:309:36*
10:1010:1810:2510:3110:37*
11:1011:1811:2511:3111:37*
PM12:1012:1812:2512:3112:37*
1:101:181:251:311:37*
2:102:182:252:312:37*
3:103:183:253:313:37*
4:104:184:254:314:37*
5:105:185:255:315:37*
6:086:166:236:296:35*
* These trips become the Route 6 Indianola Ave bus at DART Central Station and pull into Platform N.
Weather, special events and traffic conditions may alter service.

Sunday / Northbound-Outbound: 
Route 16 • Sunday / Northbound-Outbound • Effective 6/4/17

DART Central Station9th St & UniversityHickman & 18thDouglas & Lower BeaverMerle Hay & Haymarket
AM7:457:517:568:028:08
8:458:518:569:029:08
9:459:519:5610:0210:08
10:4510:5110:5611:0211:10
11:4511:5111:5612:0212:10
PM12:4512:5112:561:021:10
1:451:511:562:022:10
2:452:512:563:023:10
3:453:513:564:024:10
4:454:514:565:025:10
5:455:505:556:006:07
Weather, special events and traffic conditions may alter service.
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