Los Angeles has long been stereotyped for its suburbanization. Shopping malls, supermarkets, and tract housing have been among its most defining contributions to American culture. But in the last few years, Angelenos have begun to reimagine their built environment in creative ways. City Walk examines several examples of a Los Angeles that is breaking away from its concrete past. From walking friendly Old Pasadena, to the city-wide biking extravaganza of CicLAvia, to Irvine Ranch Natural Landmarks, Los Angeles is a city reinventing itself according to new ideals.
Some people walk on sidewalks, others prefer trails but one man gets his thrill walking two miles high in the sky and freefalling to the ground at 120 miles per hour... feet first.
Los Angeles has the country's largest system of roads, which make up 7300 miles.
In its 10th year, FYF Festival is a two-day music festival taking place in Los Angeles Historic State Park.
Nestled less then 50 miles outside of Los Angeles, the Irvine Ranch Conservancy provides respite from freeways, traffic and the abundance of concrete.
Visit Irvine, California, an entire city built from scratch around the wilderness of a state park.
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.
Episode 5 of City Walk explores the hidden shorelines of Manhattan and travels high into the Rocky Mountains with stops in Denver, Portland and Washington DC as communities across America rediscover their sidewalks and trails.
The Gold Line is a light rail running from Pasadena to East Los Angeles via Downtown Los Angeles serving numerous attractions.
Have you noticed that certain Los Angeles neighborhoods are home to hundreds of public staircases?
The past decade has seen a surge in interest in walkable communities in Los Angeles.
Episode 3 of City Walk ventures back in time and across the continent as the walking revolution spreads from New York City parks to Portland's walkability to the rugged canyons and trails of Orange County. Featuring Maryland's Iverson Mall Walkers, an uncommon group of people who will line dance their way into your heart.
Join Wil Wheaton, star of Star Trek: The Next Generation, as he participates in a community dog walk extravaganza around the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California.
CicLAvia makes the streets safe for people to walk, skate, play and ride a bike and in the process turns into a vibrant festival celebrating city life in Los Angeles.
The premiere episode of City Walk shines a spotlight on the most exotic and exciting walks in America, and travels to cities across the country that are currently transforming themselves into more walkable communities. With stops in Pasadena, Washington D.C.,...