The Des Moines Area Regional Transit Authority (DART) is expanding service on Local Route 5 to travel to the City of Johnston, running between the hours of 6:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. on weekdays along Merle Hay Road to the Johnston Public Library, beginning Monday, Oct. 2. This extension will replace Express Route 91 – Merle Hay Road. The last day of service on Route 91 was Friday, September 29.
The extended service on Local Route 5 will run every 30-minutes during rush hour, and every 45 minutes at midday and in the evenings. Route 5 will stop at several destinations, including the Johnston Public Library, Johnston City Hall, Haymarket Mall and DART Central Station in downtown Des Moines.
Residents can view a map and schedule of the newly expanded route on ridedart.com. If you need help planning a trip, or wish to learn more about DART’s services please visit ridedart.com, or contact DART Customer Service by calling 515-283-8100 or emailing email@example.com.