Local Route 3 – University

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
PM12:1112:2512:3412:4012:4412:50
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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