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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.
Then we take a walking tour of Manhattan's neighborhood parks, including a visit to a vibrant public space where we're surprised to find out that not every park is green.
We visit the still-in-development Los Angeles State Park, currently the home of fairs and gatherings. One such gathering is FYF Fest, where more than 30,000 people take public transportation to hear 57 bands play on four stages in two days!
At one point Atlanta was one of the least walkable cities in the United States. Today it's ahead of the curve thanks to construction of the BeltLine, a 22-mile pedestrian-friendly corridor. We explore this unique combination of rails, trails, and green space through the joyful eyes of the happiest freight train conductor in Georgia.
Our journey concludes with a stroll on The Highline, an elevated, linear park renovated from an abandoned train line and now one of the most popular attractions in New York for tourists and locals alike.
Hit the trails of Baker Canyon with the Irvine Ranch Conservancy.
In this episode, saunter the shorelines of Manhattan and stroll the art galleries of Pasadena.
Learn why your foot is a superhero as "City Walk" takes you on walks around the racetrack, NYC under the moon, and beyond.
From Oregon to D.C. to West Hollywood, City Walk takes you into the wild
From stair climbs to bike paths, this episode explores the sport of pedestrianism.
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Season 1, Episode 2
This episode of "City Walk" journeys from Los Angeles to Boston. We take a closer look at something many of us take for granted -- our own two feet. The series will take a look at the city wide cycling/walking extravaganza known as Ciclavia in Los Angeles, the pedestrian-friendly sidewalks and public transportation system of San Francisco, and Boston's string of urban parks known as the Emerald Necklace, and the newly completed Greenway in the heart of the city.
Season 1, Episode 3
The walking revolution spreads across the country, from New York City parks to the rugged canyon trails of Orange County. Along the way, meet Maryland's Iverson Mall Walkers..
We witness first hand the pedestrian experience over a century ago on the doublewide sidewalks of old New York, then traverse the present day parks of Manhattan including a visit to a vibrant public space where we’re surprised to find out that not every park is green.
Season 1, Episode 4
This episode of "City Walk" begins with a Big Parade in Los Angeles and then boldly strides from Austin to Atlanta, as communities everywhere embrace the walking revolution.
There are over 300 staircases in the city of Los Angeles and during the Big Parade, a resilient group of City Walkers led by Los Angeles journalist Dan Koeppel is determined to climb them all.
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 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.
Professional skateboarder Amelia Brodka examines the skateboarding industry's approach to how it markets, promotes and supports women in its sport.KCET Original
This film explores the difficult choices that lead to trafficking of young women in Romania.KCET Original
This film explores the complex issues that have been raised by the increasingly life-like sex robots.KCET Original
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"Personas de Pixan" explores the world of Mayan women in Guatemala, where machismo is prevalent and indigenous culture is being forgotten.KCET Original
"Founders Valley" speaks with entrepreneurs in Bangladesh who are seeking to move their country forward beyond its common brutal working conditions.
This documentary explores the unsung bond created by the homicide detectives of LAPD and the local community's anti-violent-crime activists in South Los Angeles.