DART Park & Ride - Des Moines Area Regional Transit Authority

Park & Ride

Save money on parking, gas and car maintenance when you Park & Ride to work. Simply park your car at one of 20+ Park & Ride locations throughout the metro and use DART to complete your trip. 

Park your vehicle and ride DART

  • Save money on gas, car maintenance and parking. Save even more if you ride free through your school or employer.
  • Let someone else navigate rush-hour traffic. 
  • Browse social media (with free Wi-Fi!), read, catch up on work, chat with friends or relax.
  • Reduce your carbon footprint and traffic congestion by taking cars off the roadways. 

Find the Park & Ride lot nearest you in the list below or use our interactive Trip Planner.

Parking Lots

Parking is free at all locations and located near the DART bus stop. In case of an emergency, DART will guarantee a ride home between the hours of 8 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. 


Name / Address

Bus Routes


3501 8th St. SW

Local 17, Express 99

Lot L on DMACC Blvd. 

Hawkeye Park
700 W. 1st St. 

Mercy North
800 E. 1st St. 

Express 98                                                                Express 98                                                                Express 98

CliveClive Hotel & Suites

11040 Hickman Rd.

Hickman Rd. and 156th 

Local 72, 74  Express 92

Express 92

Des Moines

Airport South
5800 Fleur Dr. 

*Center Street Garage
Mulberry and 8th 

Haymarket Mall
4100 Merle Hay Rd. 

Polk County River Place
2309 Euclid Ave.

Westchester Evangelical Church
4919 Aurora Ave.

Local 8                                                                          Local 315, 16, 17, 52, 60, LINK Shuttle, Express 92                                      Local 5, 1416, 50                   

Local 16, 50                                 

Local 14

2150 E. 1st St.
Express 93
JohnstonJohnston City Hall

6221 Merle Hay Rd.

Price Chopper
5440 NW 86th St.

Local 5

Express 93

Pleasant HillCopper Creek

1225 Copper Creek Dr.

Great Escape
655 NE 56th St.

1055 Sherrylynn Blvd.

Local 10                                                                    Local 10                                                                  Local 10

UrbandaleBuccaneer Arena

7201 Hickman Rd. 

Gloria Dei Lutheran Church
8301 Aurora Ave.

Express 92, 93Flex Connect

Express 93,        Flex Connect

West Des MoinesJordan Creek Town Center

Jordan Creek Pkwy

Lutheran Church of Hope
925 Jordan Creek Pkwy 

Valley West Mall
1551 Valley West Dr.

Local 5272, Express 96

Local 52,        Express 94, 95

Local 35272, Express 94































* Free public parking not available at the Center Street Park & Ride lot. 

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