Local Route 5 extends north on Merle Hay Road to Johnston City Hall and the Johnston Public Library, including destinations at Drake University, the Franklin Public Library, Mercy-Franklin Medical Center, and Merle Hay Mall. This provides all-day, local, weekday service to Johnston residents from 6 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.  

Connections: Crosstown Route 50 at Merle Hay Mall. 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.

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Weekday / Southbound-Inbound
Route 5 • Weekday / Southbound-Inbound • Effective 04/12/20

Johnston Public Library Johnston City Hall Merle Hay Mall Merle Hay Rd & Hickman Rd Franklin Ave & Beaver Ave 31st St & University Woodland & 12th St (Methodist) DART Central Station
AM 5:55 5:57 6:04 6:10 6:15 6:21 6:28 6:33
6:30 6:32 6:39 6:45 6:50 6:56 7:03 7:08
7:05 7:08 7:16 7:22 7:27 7:33 7:40 7:45
7:29 7:32 7:40 7:46 7:51 7:57 8:04 8:08
8:10 8:13 8:21 8:26 8:31 8:36 8:43 8:47
9:05 9:08 9:16 9:21 9:26 9:31 9:38 9:42
9:50 9:53 10:01 10:06 10:11 10:16 10:23 10:27
10:40 10:43 10:51 10:56 11:01 11:06 11:13 11:17
11:30 11:33 11:41 11:46 11:51 11:56 12:03 12:08
PM 12:15 12:18 12:27 12:32 12:37 12:42 12:49 12:54
1:15 1:18 1:27 1:32 1:37 1:42 1:49 1:54
2:05 2:08 2:17 2:22 2:27 2:32 2:39 2:44
3:10 3:13 3:22 3:27 3:32 3:37 3:44 3:49
3:55 3:58 4:07 4:13 4:18 4:24 4:31 4:37
4:25 4:28 4:36 4:42 4:47 4:53 5:00 5:06
5:05 5:08 5:16 5:22 5:27 5:32 5:39 5:43
5:45 5:48 5:57 6:03 6:07 6:13 6:20 6:24
6:05 6:08 6:16 6:21 6:25 6:31 6:38 6:42
6:50 6:53 7:01 7:06 7:10 7:16 7:23 7:27
7:15 7:18 7:26 7:31 7:35 7:41 7:48 7:52
8:00 8:03 8:11 8:16 8:20 8:26 8:33 8:37
Weather, special events and traffic conditions may alter service.

Weekday / Northbound-Outbound
Route 5 • Weekday / Northbound-Outbound • Effective 04/12/20

DART Central Station Woodland & 12th St (Methodist) 31st St & University Franklin Ave & Beaver Ave Merle Hay Rd & Hickman Rd

Merle Hay Mall

Johnston City Hall Johnston Public Library
AM 5:45 5:50 5:57 6:02 6:07 6:11 6:20 6:25
6:15 6:20 6:27 6:32 6:37 6:42 6:51 6:56
6:40 6:45 6:53 6:59 7:04 7:09 7:18 7:23
7:20 7:25 7:33 7:39 7:44 7:49 7:58 8:03
8:20 8:25 8:33 8:39 8:44 8:49 8:58 9:03
9:00 9:05 9:13 9:19 9:24 9:29 9:37 9:41
9:50 9:55 10:03 10:10 10:15 10:20 10:29 10:33
10:40 10:45 10:53 11:00 11:05 11:10 11:19 11:23
11:25 11:30 11:38 11:45 11:50 11:55 12:04 12:08
PM 12:20 12:25 12:33 12:40 12:45 12:50 12:59 1:03
1:10 1:15 1:23 1:30 1:35 1:40 1:49 1:53
2:10 2:15 2:23 2:30 2:35 2:40 2:49 2:53
3:00 3:05 3:14 3:21 3:26 3:31 3:41 3:45
3:30 3:37 3:45 3:52 3:58 4:04 4:14 4:18
4:05 4:12 4:20 4:27 4:33 4:39 4:49 4:53
4:50 4:57 5:05 5:12 5:18 5:24 5:34 5:38
5:15 5:22 5:30 5:37 5:42 5:46 5:54 5:58
6:00 6:04 6:12 6:19 6:24 6:28 6:36 6:40
6:30 6:34 6:42 6:49 6:54 6:58 7:06 7:10
7:10 7:14 7:22 7:29 7:34 7:38 7:46 7:50
Weather, special events and traffic conditions may alter service.

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