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"City Walk" is a unique series that reveals the way walking is transforming cities across America, and in the process, re-connecting us to our bodies, our civic values, and public space.
The series consists of 30-minute episodes exploring various aspects of pedestrian life in cities including: Los Angeles, Portland, Boston, Atlanta, Washington D.C., and New York. As the show explores the "walkability" of these communities, viewers learn about American history by exploring culturally rich neighborhoods, stunning architecture, monuments and beautiful parks that have helped define the character of each city.
Season 1, Episode 5
In this episode of "City Walk," saunter along the hidden shorelines of Manhattan before stopping in Denver, Portland, and Washington DC to join communities across America rediscovering their sidewalks and trails.
Season 1, Episode 8
Blast across America from a racetrack in Fontana, California, straight to Washington, D.C., where a walking summit is paving the path for a more walkable future for everyone.
Have you ever wanted to stroll around a NASCAR speedway but were afraid of becoming road kill? Join a group of intrepid fans as they take a walk on the wild side and experience a rush you can only get on your own two feet.
Season 1, Episode 6
Episode 6 of "City Walk" treks from Berkeley to Atlanta on a walking school bus before treading the urban and mountain trails of Orange County, California with an unforgettable stop at "The Happiest Place on Earth." And Nic Offer of cult band "!!!" offers his unique perspective on public transportation at the FYF Festival in Los Angeles State Historic Park.
Season 2, Episode 1
Episode 1 of Season 2 travels from the Penn and Teller Theatre in Las Vegas to the unknown buildings of New York to an unusual classroom in Los Angeles and across the Atlantic to a beach in the Netherlands where magical creatures walk powered by the wind.
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Season 1, Episode 7
Episode 7 of "City Walk" takes viewers to Boston, New York, Atlanta, and Los Angeles on a very special journey to some of the great parks in America - both old and new.
We meet legendary landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted, whose visionary genius continues to reshape the city of Boston along with virtually every 19th century urban park in the country. We highlight the amazing walkability of Olmsted's first creation, Central Park in New York.
Season 2, Episode 2
This episode features a visit to Ocean View Gardens in West L.A.; city hill walks in San Francisco; Walk & Talk Therapy in Central Park; transportation and urban development in Las Vegas; a talk with animator Bill Plympton; and the MoonWalk in New York City.
Season 2, Episode 3
This episode explores the streets of Los Angeles by foot, bicycle, and Space Shuttle with a special segment on actor Luke Wilson's journey following space shuttle Endeavor's 3-day crawl from LAX to its final stop at The California Science Center.
Season 2 Episode 4 of City Walk races to the top of the highest building west of the Mississippi, takes to the bike path with drummer and composer Stewart Copeland, scours the scrappy streets of downtown Las Vegas, treks back to when Pedestrianism was the #1 sport in America, and uncovers the hidden connection between exercise and medicine.