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: M

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Weekday / Southbound-Inbound: 
Route 5 • Weekday / Southbound-Inbound • Effective 10/01/17

Johnston Public LibraryJohnston City HallMerle Hay & HaymarketMerle Hay Rd & Hickman RdFranklin Ave & Beaver Ave31st St & UniversityWoodland & 12th St (Methodist)DART Central Station
AM6:006:036:106:156:206:266:356:40
6:286:316:386:436:486:557:057:10
6:577:007:087:147:197:267:377:42
7:307:337:417:477:527:598:108:15
7:598:028:098:148:178:248:338:37
8:328:358:428:478:508:579:069:10
9:049:079:149:199:229:299:389:42
9:569:5910:0610:1110:1510:2110:2910:33
10:4310:4610:5310:5811:0211:0811:1711:21
11:2811:3111:3811:4311:4711:5312:0212:06
PM12:1312:1612:2312:2812:3212:3812:4712:51
12:581:011:081:131:171:231:321:36
1:431:461:531:582:022:082:172:21
2:272:302:372:422:462:533:023:07
3:203:233:303:363:403:463:554:01
3:533:564:044:104:144:204:304:36
4:294:324:404:464:504:565:065:12
5:315:345:415:465:505:566:056:10
6:046:076:146:186:226:286:376:41
6:597:027:097:137:177:237:327:36
7:507:538:008:048:088:148:238:27
Weather, special events and traffic conditions may alter service.

Weekday / Northbound-Outbound: 
Route 5 • Weekday / Northbound-Outbound • Effective 10/01/17

DART Central StationWoodland & 12th St (Methodist)31st St & UniversityFranklin Ave & Beaver AveMerle Hay Rd & Hickman RdMerle Hay Mall & HaymarketJohnston City HallJohnston Public Library
AM6:156:196:276:336:386:426:486:55
6:456:496:587:047:097:137:207:27
7:157:197:287:347:397:437:507:57
7:487:528:018:078:128:168:238:30
8:208:248:338:398:448:488:559:02
9:159:199:289:349:379:419:479:54
10:0010:0410:1310:2010:2310:2810:3410:41
10:4510:4910:5811:0511:0811:1311:1911:26
11:3011:3411:4311:5011:5311:5812:0412:11
PM12:1512:1912:2812:3512:3812:4312:4912:56
1:001:041:131:201:231:281:341:41
1:451:491:582:052:092:132:192:26
2:352:392:492:553:003:043:103:17
3:103:143:243:303:353:393:453:52
3:403:453:554:024:084:154:214:28
4:404:454:555:025:085:155:225:29
5:155:205:305:375:435:505:576:04
6:156:196:286:356:396:436:506:57
7:057:097:187:257:287:337:407:47
7:457:497:588:058:088:138:208:27
Weather, special events and traffic conditions may alter service.

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