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 Mike Helgerson

    In this episode of On First, Brandon and Ashley talk with Mike Helgerson, Executive Director of Metropolitan Area Planning Agency (MAPA) about First Ave. 

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  2. On First with Dr Warner

    In this episode, Brandon and Ashley talk with local historian, Dr Richard Warner, about the good ole days along Lincoln Highway and West Broadway. 

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  3. On First with Mike Wolf

    In this episode of On First, Brandon and Ashley talk with Council Bluffs City Council Member, Mike Wolf about First Ave

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