Local Route 5 – Franklin Ave/Johnston

Local Route 5 now extends north on Merle Hay Road to Johnston City Hall and the Johnston Public Library. This  provides all-day, local, weekday service to Johnston residents from 6 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.  Service on this route has replaced service on Express Route 91 - Merle Hay Road, which has been discontinued.

Service operates between DART Central Station and the intersection of Hickman and Merle Hay Roads, including destinations at Franklin Public Library, Mercy-Franklin Medical Center, Drake University, Haymarket Mall, Johnston City Hall and the Johnston Public Library.

 

Connections: Local Routes 3 and 60 at University Avenue. Local Route 14 at Martin Luther King Parkway and 19th Street. Most 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: A

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Weekday / Southbound-Inbound: 
Route 5 • Weekday / Southbound-Inbound • Effective 08/19/18

Johnston Public LibraryJohnston City HallMerle Hay & HaymarketMerle Hay Rd & Hickman RdFranklin Ave & Beaver Ave31st St & UniversityWoodland & 12th St (Methodist)DART Central Station
AM6:006:026:096:156:206:256:326:37
6:306:326:396:456:506:557:047:09
7:007:037:127:197:247:297:387:43
7:307:337:427:497:527:598:088:12
8:008:038:118:178:228:278:348:38
8:308:338:418:478:528:579:049:08
9:309:339:419:479:529:5710:0410:08
10:3010:3310:4110:4710:5210:5711:0411:08
11:3011:3311:4111:4711:5211:5712:0412:09
PM12:3012:3312:4112:4712:5212:571:041:09
1:301:331:411:471:521:572:042:09
2:302:332:412:472:522:573:043:09
3:303:333:413:473:523:574:044:10
4:004:034:114:184:234:294:384:44
4:304:334:414:484:534:595:085:14
5:005:035:115:185:225:275:345:38
5:305:335:425:485:525:576:046:08
6:006:036:106:146:186:246:336:37
6:306:336:406:446:486:547:037:07
7:107:137:207:247:287:347:437:47
8:008:038:108:148:188:248:338:37
Weather, special events and traffic conditions may alter service.

Weekday / Northbound-Outbound: 
Route 5 • Weekday / Northbound-Outbound • Effective 08/19/18

DART Central StationWoodland & 12th St (Methodist)31st St & UniversityFranklin Ave & Beaver AveMerle Hay Rd & Hickman RdMerle Hay Mall & HaymarketJohnston City HallJohnston Public Library
AM5:455:495:566:016:066:116:196:24
6:156:196:266:316:366:406:486:53
6:456:506:587:047:097:137:217:26
7:157:207:287:347:397:437:517:56
7:457:507:588:048:098:138:218:26
8:458:508:589:049:089:139:219:25
9:459:499:5610:0210:0710:1210:2010:24
10:4510:4910:5611:0211:0711:1211:2011:24
11:4511:4911:5612:0212:0712:1212:2012:24
PM12:4512:4912:561:021:071:121:201:24
1:451:491:562:022:072:122:202:24
2:452:502:583:043:093:143:223:26
3:453:513:594:064:114:174:264:30
4:154:214:294:364:414:474:565:00
4:454:514:595:065:115:175:265:30
5:155:215:295:365:405:445:525:56
5:455:495:576:046:086:126:206:24
6:156:196:276:346:386:426:506:54
7:157:197:277:347:387:427:507:54
Weather, special events and traffic conditions may alter service.

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