DART Local Route 5 – Franklin Ave – DART Local Bus Routes

Local Route 5 – Franklin Ave/Johnston

DART reduced the number of evening trips this route has on weekdays effective Sunday, April 12. To learn more about the temporary changes DART made to its service due to COVID-19, click here.

Local Route 5 extends north on Merle Hay Road to Johnston City Hall and the Johnston Public Library, including destinations at Drake University, the Franklin Public Library, Mercy-Franklin Medical Center, and Merle Hay Mall. This provides all-day, local, weekday service to Johnston residents from 6 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.  

Connections: Crosstown Route 50 at Merle Hay Mall. 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.

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Weekday / Southbound-Inbound: 
Route 5 • Weekday / Southbound-Inbound • Effective 04/12/20

Johnston Public LibraryJohnston City HallMerle Hay MallMerle Hay Rd & Hickman RdFranklin Ave & Beaver Ave31st St & UniversityWoodland & 12th St (Methodist)DART Central Station
AM5:555:576:046:106:156:216:286:33
6:306:326:396:456:506:567:037:08
7:057:087:167:227:277:337:407:45
7:297:327:407:467:517:578:048:08
8:108:138:218:268:318:368:438:47
9:059:089:169:219:269:319:389:42
9:509:5310:0110:0610:1110:1610:2310:27
10:4010:4310:5110:5611:0111:0611:1311:17
11:3011:3311:4111:4611:5111:5612:0312:08
PM12:1512:1812:2712:3212:3712:4212:4912:54
1:151:181:271:321:371:421:491:54
2:052:082:172:222:272:322:392:44
3:103:133:223:273:323:373:443:49
3:553:584:074:134:184:244:314:37
4:254:284:364:424:474:535:005:06
5:055:085:165:225:275:325:395:43
5:455:485:576:036:076:136:206:24
6:056:086:166:216:256:316:386:42
6:506:537:017:067:107:167:237:27
7:157:187:267:317:357:417:487:52
Weather, special events and traffic conditions may alter service.

Weekday / Northbound-Outbound: 
Route 5 • Weekday / Northbound-Outbound • Effective 04/12/20

DART Central StationWoodland & 12th St (Methodist)31st St & UniversityFranklin Ave & Beaver AveMerle Hay Rd & Hickman Rd

Merle Hay Mall

Johnston City HallJohnston Public Library
AM5:455:505:576:026:076:116:206:25
6:156:206:276:326:376:426:516:56
6:406:456:536:597:047:097:187:23
7:207:257:337:397:447:497:588:03
8:208:258:338:398:448:498:589:03
9:009:059:139:199:249:299:379:41
9:509:5510:0310:1010:1510:2010:2910:33
10:4010:4510:5311:0011:0511:1011:1911:23
11:2511:3011:3811:4511:5011:5512:0412:08
PM12:2012:2512:3312:4012:4512:5012:591:03
1:101:151:231:301:351:401:491:53
2:102:152:232:302:352:402:492:53
3:003:053:143:213:263:313:413:45
3:303:373:453:523:584:044:144:18
4:054:124:204:274:334:394:494:53
4:504:575:055:125:185:245:345:38
5:155:225:305:375:425:465:545:58
6:006:046:126:196:246:286:366:40
6:306:346:426:496:546:587:067:10
Weather, special events and traffic conditions may alter service.

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