In the U.S. capitol, walking provides a unique way to experience history. Navigating the illustrious monuments of the national mall and experiencing the pristine landscaping draws millions of tourists each year. But this is only one aspect of Washington, D.C.'s vibrant walking culture. City Walk examines one of America's most walkable neighborhoods, Dupont Circle.
What once was thousands of miles of abandoned railroad tracks has now become thousands of miles of trails with the help of the Rails to Trails Conservancy.
Most people think that once a road is paved it's the end of the story, but in some neighborhoods things are changing. Join us on a special walking tour where we experience first hand the many innovations taking place on our streets and sidewalks to make them more pedestrian friendly.
Heather Deutch of the District Department of Transportation explains how D.C.'s pedestrian friendly sidewalk laws create walkable spaces within the city.
Author and developer Chris Leinberger from Brookings Institution in DC describes a massive trend reversal: The slumming of the suburbs, and the rejuvenation of downtown areas.
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.,...
City Walk explores the government monuments of Washington D.C. with Certified Master Tour Guide Jeanne Fogle, a fourth-generation Washingtonian.