The UrbanCincy Podcast

Episode #26: Alex Ihnen of NextSTL

Alex Ihnen of nextSTL joins us to discuss the urbanist movement in St. Louis, the city’s MetroLink light rail system, and more.

401982174548On the 26th episode of The UrbanCincy Podcast, we’re joined by Alex Ihnen of nextSTL. We discuss St. Louis’ status as an independent city, and dive into the history surrounding the city’s MetroLink light rail system that recently celebrated 20 years of service. We also compare the urbanist movement in St. Louis to what’s happening in Cincinnati, and compare how the two cities are dealing with urban interstate highways.

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By Travis Estell

Travis joined UrbanCincy in 2009 as a contributor, and quickly took over technical responsibilities for the site. After growing up in Cincinnati’s east side in Goshen, Travis earned an Electronic Media degree from the University of Cincinnati in 2009. Since then, Travis has been working throughout the United States as a web development consultant. After living in Clifton Heights, Northside, and Over-the-Rhine, Travis now resides in Cincinnati’s Central Business District.