Park & Ride Locations

Want to make your commute easier? Simply park your car for free at one of our Park & Ride locations throughout the Des Moines metro and use DART to complete your trip! 

Why use Park & Ride? 

  • 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, read, or just 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.

Click on the links below to see a map of each Park & Ride location or a closer look at individual routes. 


Name & Map


Bus Routes



3501 8th St. SW

Local 17 & Express 99



DMACC Lot L - 2006 Ankeny Blvd.

Express 98                   

Ankeny Market & Pavilion 

715 W 1st St. Express 98

Mercy North 

800 E 1st St. Express 98

Nebraska Furniture Mart

15500 Hickman Rd.

Express 92

Des Moines

Center St. Park & Ride*

860 6th Ave. 

The LINK Shuttle            

Polk County River Place 2339 Euclid Ave.

Local 16 & Local 50



2150 E 1st St.

Express 93


The Bridge

10025 NW 62nd Ave.

Express 93           

Pleasant Hill


1055 Sherrylynn Blvd.

Local 10                 


Buccaneer Arena

7201 Hickman Rd. 

Express 92 & Flex Connect

Gloria Dei Lutheran Church 8301 NW Aurora Ave. Express 93 & Flex Connect 
West Des Moines Lutheran Church of Hope 925 Jordan Creek Pkwy.

Local 52

Windsor Heights Walmart 1001 73rd St. Local 3 & Local 74

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

Guaranteed Ride Home

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 up to three times a year. This guaranteed ride home is available to Monthly Pass holders, Unlimited Access Partners and Caravan riders.

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