Attention

Local Route 3 – University

DART will have a major service change on Sunday, August 19, which will impact this, and every DART route. Learn more.
 
Service operates between DART Central Station and Valley West Mall, including destinations at Windsor Heights Walmart, Drake University, Department of Human Services and Children & Family Services.
 
Connections: Local Routes 14, 15, 16, 17 and 60; Express Routes 91 and 92 along University Avenue. Crosstown Route 52; Flex Route 72 and 74; Express Route 94 at Valley West Mall. Express Route 93 at Westown Parkway and 22nd Street. 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: G
 
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Weekday / Eastbound-Inbound: 
Route 3 • Weekday / Eastbound-Inbound • Effective 08/21/16

Valley West MallWalmart & Buffalo RdUniversity Ave & 42nd StUniversity Ave & ML King Pkwy6th Ave & University AveDART Central Station
AM5:465:516:006:056:096:15
6:056:106:196:246:286:35
6:266:316:406:456:496:55
6:446:496:587:047:087:15
7:057:117:207:277:317:38
7:197:277:367:447:487:55
7:407:487:578:048:088:15
8:028:088:178:248:288:35
8:208:268:348:408:448:50
8:438:498:579:039:079:13
9:159:229:309:369:409:46
9:409:479:5510:0110:0510:11
10:1210:1910:2710:3310:3710:43
10:4010:4710:5511:0111:0511:11
11:1211:1911:2711:3311:3711:43
11:4011:4711:5612:0212:0612:12
PM12:1212:1912:2812:3412:3812:44
12:4012:4712:561:021:061:12
1:121:191:281:341:381:44
1:401:471:562:022:062:12
2:122:192:282:352:392:45
2:402:482:573:043:083:14
2:573:053:163:233:283:33
3:173:253:353:423:473:52
3:403:483:584:054:104:15
3:594:074:174:244:284:33
4:204:284:394:454:494:54
4:414:495:005:065:105:15
5:025:105:205:265:305:35
5:335:415:505:566:006:05
5:596:066:156:216:256:30
7:057:127:217:277:307:35
8:118:178:268:328:358:40
9:119:179:259:309:339:38
10:1310:1910:2710:3110:3410:39
11:1211:1811:2611:3011:3311:37
Weather, special events and traffic conditions may alter service.

Weekday / Westbound-Outbound: 
Route 3 • Weekday / Westbound-Outbound • Effective 08/21/16

DART Central StationUniversity Ave & 6th AveUniversity Ave & ML King PkwyUniversity Ave & 42nd StWal-Mart & Buffalo RdValley West Mall
AM5:556:006:046:096:176:26
6:206:256:296:346:426:51
6:406:456:496:547:037:12
7:007:057:097:147:237:32
7:257:307:347:397:487:57
7:407:467:507:558:038:11
8:008:068:108:158:228:30
8:208:268:308:358:428:50
8:408:468:508:559:029:10
9:009:069:109:169:249:33
9:309:369:409:469:5410:03
10:0010:0610:1010:1610:2410:33
10:3010:3610:4010:4610:5411:03
11:0011:0611:1011:1611:2411:33
11:3011:3611:4011:4611:5412:04
PM12:0012:0612:1012:1612:2412:34
12:3012:3612:4012:4612:541:04
1:001:061:101:161:241:34
1:301:361:401:461:542:04
2:002:062:102:162:242:34
2:302:372:412:472:563:05
3:003:073:113:173:263:35
3:203:273:313:373:463:55
3:403:473:513:574:064:15
4:004:074:114:174:264:35
4:204:274:314:374:464:55
4:454:534:575:045:145:23
5:005:085:125:185:285:38
5:155:235:275:345:445:53
5:405:475:515:576:056:14
6:206:256:296:346:426:51
6:456:506:546:597:077:16
7:457:507:537:588:058:14
8:458:508:538:589:059:14
9:459:509:539:5710:0410:12
10:4510:5010:5210:5611:0211:10
Weather, special events and traffic conditions may alter service.

Saturday / Eastbound-Inbound: 
Route 3 • Saturday / Eastbound-Inbound • Effective 08/21/16

Valley West MallWalmart & Buffalo RdUniversity Ave & 42nd StUniversity Ave & ML King Pkwy6th Ave & University AveDART Central Station
AM7:187:257:347:407:447:50
8:188:258:348:408:448:50
8:438:508:599:059:099:15
9:189:259:349:409:449:50
9:439:509:5910:0510:0910:15
10:1810:2510:3410:4010:4410:50
10:4310:5010:5911:0511:0911:15
11:1111:1811:2711:3311:3711:43
11:4311:5011:5912:0512:0912:15
PM12:1812:2512:3412:4012:4412:50
12:4312:5012:591:051:091:15
1:111:181:271:331:371:43
1:431:501:592:052:092:15
2:182:252:342:402:442:50
2:432:502:593:053:093:15
3:113:183:273:333:373:43
3:433:503:594:054:094:15
4:184:254:344:404:444:50
4:434:504:595:055:095:15
5:115:185:275:335:375:43
5:435:505:596:056:096:15
6:196:266:356:406:446:50
6:446:517:007:057:097:15
7:117:187:277:327:367:42
7:447:518:008:058:098:15
8:198:268:358:408:448:50
8:418:488:579:029:069:12
9:119:189:279:329:359:40
Weather, special events and traffic conditions may alter service.

Saturday / Westbound-Outbound: 
Route 3 • Saturday / Westbound-Outbound • Effective 08/21/16

DART Central StationUniversity Ave & 6th AveUniversity Ave & ML King PkwyUniversity Ave & 42nd StWal-Mart & Buffalo RdValley West Mall
AM6:406:456:486:537:027:11
8:008:058:088:148:238:32
9:009:059:089:149:239:32
9:309:359:389:449:5310:02
10:0010:0510:0810:1410:2310:32
10:3010:3510:3810:4410:5311:02
11:0011:0511:0811:1411:2311:32
11:3011:3511:3811:4411:5312:02
PM12:0012:0512:0812:1412:2312:32
12:3012:3512:3812:4412:531:02
1:001:051:081:141:231:32
1:301:351:381:441:532:02
2:002:052:082:142:232:32
2:302:352:382:442:533:02
3:003:053:083:143:233:32
3:303:353:383:443:534:02
4:004:054:084:144:234:32
4:304:354:384:444:535:02
5:005:055:085:145:235:32
5:305:355:385:445:536:02
6:006:056:086:146:236:32
6:306:356:386:446:537:02
7:007:057:087:147:237:32
7:307:357:387:447:538:02
8:008:058:088:148:238:32
8:308:358:388:448:539:02
9:009:059:089:149:239:32
9:459:509:539:5810:0610:14
Weather, special events and traffic conditions may alter service.

Sunday / Eastbound-Inbound: 
Route 3 • Sunday / Eastbound-Inbound • Effective 08/21/16

Valley West MallWalmart & Buffalo RdUniversity Ave & 42nd StUniversity Ave & ML King Pkwy6th Ave & University AveDART Central Station
AM8:188:258:348:408:448:50
9:189:259:349:409:449:50
9:439:509:5910:0510:0910:15
10:1810:2510:3410:4010:4410:50
10:4310:5010:5911:0511:0911:15
11:1111:1811:2711:3311:3711:43
11:4311:5011:5912:0512:0912:15
PM12:1812:2512:3412:4012:4412:50
12:4312:5012:591:051:091:15
1:111:181:271:331:371:43
1:431:501:592:052:092:15
2:182:252:342:402:442:50
2:432:502:593:053:093:15
3:113:183:273:333:373:43
3:433:503:594:054:094:15
4:184:254:344:404:444:50
4:434:504:595:055:095:15
5:115:185:275:335:375:43
5:435:505:596:056:096:15
6:086:156:246:306:346:40
Weather, special events and traffic conditions may alter service.

Sunday / Westbound-Outbound: 
Route 3 • Sunday / Westbound-Outbound • Effective 08/21/16

DART Central StationUniversity Ave & 6th AveUniversity Ave & ML King PkwyUniversity Ave & 42nd StWal-Mart & Buffalo RdValley West Mall
AM7:407:457:487:538:028:11
9:009:059:089:149:239:32
10:0010:0510:0810:1410:2310:32
10:3010:3510:3810:4410:5311:02
11:0011:0511:0811:1411:2311:32
11:3011:3511:3811:4411:5312:02
PM12:0012:0512:0812:1412:2312:32
12:3012:3512:3812:4412:531:02
1:001:051:081:141:231:32
1:301:351:381:441:532:02
2:002:052:082:142:232:32
2:302:352:382:442:533:02
3:003:053:083:143:233:32
3:303:353:383:443:534:02
4:004:054:084:144:234:32
4:304:354:384:444:535:02
5:005:055:085:145:235:32
5:305:355:385:445:536:02
5:505:555:586:036:126:20
Weather, special events and traffic conditions may alter service.

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