Express Route 91 – Merle Hay

Service on this route ending Friday, Sept. 29, 2017. As part of the October 2017 service change, DART is discontinuing service on Express Route 91 and replacing it with extended service on Merle Hay Road on Local Route 5. Click here to learn more about this, and other revisions planned for the October service change.

Operates between Johnston City Hall Park & Ride and downtown Des Moines. 

Guaranteed Ride Home: In case of an emergency, DART will guarantee a ride home to individuals riding Route 91 -- Merle Haybetween the hours of 8 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. To qualify for a Guaranteed Ride Home, you must be a monthly bus pass holder, Unlimited Access participant or RideShare vanpooler. For full program details, click here.

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Weekday / Morning: 
Route 91 • Weekday / Morning • Effective 02/19/17

Eastbound-InboundArrive Des MoinesWestbound-Outbound

Pioneer & GreendaleJohnston City HallMerle Hay & Mall EntranceMerle Hay & HickmanUniversity & 56thIngersoll Ave & 18th StLocust & 4thUniversity & 56thMerle Hay & HickmanMerle Hay & Mall EntrancePioneer & Greendale
AM- - - -- - - -- - - -- - - -- - - -6:256:326:416:446:476:53
6:036:096:166:206:246:316:38- - - -- - - -- - - -- - - -
6:346:416:496:536:577:057:137:237:267:297:36^
7:037:097:177:207:247:327:407:507:537:568:03^
7:337:397:477:507:548:028:10- - - -- - - -- - - -- - - -
^ These buses travel to the garage via I-235, MLK, Ingersoll and 9th and will stop at downtown bus stops along 9th
Weather, special events and traffic conditions may alter service.

Weekday / Afternoon: 
Route 91 • Weekday / Afternoon • Effective 02/19/17

Leave Des MoinesWestbound-OutboundEastbound-Inbound

3rd & GrandIngersoll & 18thUniversity & 56thMerle Hay & HickmanMerle Hay & Mall EntranceJohnston City HallPioneer Pkwy & GreendaleMerle Hay & Mall EntranceMerle Hay & HickmanUniversity & 56th
PM4:074:154:244:284:314:454:514:585:035:07
4:374:454:554:595:025:155:205:275:315:35^
5:075:155:255:295:325:455:505:576:016:04^
5:375:455:525:565:596:126:176:236:276:30^
^ These buses travel to the garage via I-235, MLK, Ingersoll and 9th and will stop at downtown bus stops along 9th.
Weather, special events and traffic conditions may alter service.

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