On FIRST Podcast

Tune in to "On FIRST" to hear what’s happening along 1st Avenue in Council Bluffs, Iowa. City of Council Bluffs Communications Officer Ashley Kruse and Community Development Director Brandon Garrett explore the transformative project and share everything from the specific details to the big picture vision for the future. 

Starting with the history of 1st Avenue (a former rail line), we zoom in on the project, talk with the experts, hear from the stakeholders, and divulge plans for trails, transit, and redevelopment. Tune in to each episode to find out who’s “On FIRST” with Ashley and Brandon.

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On FIRST Episodes:

  1. On First with Dr. Freudenburg

    Brandon and Ashley take a trip to Thomas Jefferson High School to talk with Principal, Dr. Dania Freudenburg about First Ave.

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  2. On First with Brenda Mainwaring

    Brenda Mainwaring, President, and CEO of Iowa West Foundation talks with Brandon and Ashley about First Ave and some history behind the railroad. 

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  3. On First with Adam Wood

    Adam Wood, a Senior Planner at Toole Design, talks with Brandon and Ashley about the Transit Alternative Analysis for First Ave. 

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