Beginning Monday, August 20th, Des Moines Metro commuters will have another reason to leave the car at home. A new, first-ever, crosstown route.
Spokesperson Erin Hockman tells WHO Radio News, Route 50 will travel east and west along Euclid and Douglas Avenues between Merle Hay Road and Hubbell Avenue and East 42nd Street in north Des Moines.
Running Monday thru Fridays from 5am to 11pm, every 40 minutes.
Route 50 was made possible through the Iowa Clean Air Attainment Program Grant DART received from the Iowa Department of Transportation.