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 02/04/18

Johnston Public LibraryJohnston City HallMerle Hay & HaymarketMerle Hay Rd & Hickman RdFranklin Ave & Beaver Ave31st St & UniversityWoodland & 12th St (Methodist)DART Central Station
AM5:596:026:096:156:206:276:356:40
6:296:326:396:456:506:577:057:10
6:587:017:097:157:207:257:347:40
7:287:317:397:457:507:558:048:10
7:588:018:098:158:208:258:348:40
8:318:348:438:498:548:599:059:10
9:019:049:139:199:249:299:359:40
9:5810:0110:1010:1610:2110:2610:3210:37
10:3810:4110:5010:5711:0111:0711:1511:20
11:2811:3111:4011:4711:5111:5712:0512:10
PM12:1112:1412:2312:3012:3412:4012:4812:53
1:011:041:121:181:231:281:351:40
1:411:441:521:582:032:082:152:20
2:312:342:422:482:532:583:053:10
3:213:243:343:413:463:524:004:05
3:523:554:054:124:174:234:314:36
4:234:264:374:444:494:555:045:10
5:015:045:155:225:275:335:425:48
5:295:325:425:495:546:006:076:11
6:086:116:196:256:296:346:416:45
6:366:396:476:536:577:027:097:13
7:027:057:137:197:237:287:357:39
8:058:088:168:228:268:318:388:42
Weather, special events and traffic conditions may alter service.

Weekday / Northbound-Outbound: 
Route 5 • Weekday / Northbound-Outbound • Effective 02/04/18

DART Central StationWoodland & 12th St (Methodist)31st St & UniversityFranklin Ave & Beaver AveMerle Hay Rd & Hickman RdMerle Hay Mall & HaymarketJohnston City HallJohnston Public Library
AM6:156:196:266:316:356:406:496:54
6:456:496:567:017:057:107:197:24
7:157:207:287:347:397:447:537:58
7:457:507:588:048:098:148:238:28
8:158:208:288:348:398:448:538:58
9:159:199:269:329:369:419:509:54
9:509:5410:0110:0710:1210:1710:2710:32
10:4510:4910:5611:0211:0711:1211:2211:27
11:2511:2911:3611:4211:4711:5212:0212:07
PM12:1512:1912:2612:3212:3712:4212:5212:57
12:5512:591:061:121:171:221:321:37
1:451:491:562:022:072:122:222:27
2:352:402:492:553:003:053:153:20
3:053:103:193:253:303:353:453:50
3:353:403:493:554:004:054:154:20
4:104:164:254:324:384:444:544:59
4:404:464:555:025:085:145:245:29
5:155:215:305:375:425:485:586:03
5:505:546:016:086:136:196:266:31
6:156:196:266:336:386:446:516:56
7:207:247:317:387:437:497:568:01
Weather, special events and traffic conditions may alter service.

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