A spotlight on some of the most exotic and exciting walks in America. Join walking tours across the country; including stops in Los Angeles, New York, Boston, Atlanta and Washington D.C.
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Mayor John D'Amico believes that West Hollywood is one part actual place and one part state of mind. It has a long history of inventing the culture that other cities consume.
Actress and Producer Reese Witherspoon was so inspired by the words of author Cheryl Strayed's memoir "Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail", she decided to try it out for herself only to discover it was the most physically challenging film of her career and possibly one of the most rewarding.
Danish architect Helle Soholt shows us why Copenhagen is not only one of the most walkable cities in Europe, it's a bike riders' paradise filled with castles, parks and smorgasbord.
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.
Elevators are for wimps! Just ask the thousands of downtown LA office workers who climb the stairs every year in a race 75 stories to the top of the US Bank Tower in Los Angeles to raise money for the Ketchum-Downtown YMCA.
When Jo and Leo, a couple of 13-year old parkour aficionados in Dresden, Germany want to relax, they like to free-run even when temperatures are below freezing. In a delightful romp on snow-covered ground they 'flip flop fantastic.'
Today football and baseball pack them in... but back in the 1800s watching people walk was America's favorite spectator sport. Best-selling author Matthew Algeo takes us on a journey back in time to when hundreds of thousands cheered on the next Pedestrian Champion of the World!
When composer and rock star Stewart Copeland wants to relax he gathers his buddies and takes to the bike path in Santa Monica...but when it comes to upper body exercise he dances to the beat of his own giant drum kit.
KCRW's Traffic Queen Kajon Cermak takes us on a once-in-a-lifetime tour of the Automated Traffic Surveillance and Control (ATSAC) System buried deep beneath City Hall.
Actor Luke Wilson takes a spectacular journey on foot in the award winning short, "Satellite Beach."
Join us on a fast and furious journey aboard The Gold Line, a public transportation adventure with breathtaking views of Los Angeles that can't be seen through the windshield of a car.
From Old Town to the Rose Bowl, Los Angeles Times Pulitzer-Prize winning Restaurant Critic Jonathan Gold reveals why Old Pasadena is a great place to walk.
There are over 300 staircases in the city of Los Angeles and a resilient group of City Walkers is determined to climb them all in a Big Parade of people who tweet as they tread.
Join us in New York City where thousands take to the streets to raise money and awareness for breast cancer research on a midnight MoonWalk that brings together victims, survivors and hope.
What does it take for a cartoon character to take walk on the wild side? Famed animator Bill Plympton shows us the secrets of graphic locomotion step by step.
When it comes to a walkable city, San Francisco, California is way on top. We navigate the hills for breathtaking views of a city in motion crowned by the Golden Gate.
If you think that Las Vegas is all casinos and cars, think again. The streets are complete with bicycle lanes and a rapidly growing public transportation system that's transforming the city.
City Walk travels to the Penn and Teller Theatre in Las Vegas.
City Walk travels to the unknown buildings of New York.
City Walk examines the Walk Score of the Chicago Loop.
City Walk travels across the Atlantic to a beach in the Netherlands where magical creatures walk powered by the wind.
City Walk travels to to an unusual classroom in Los Angeles.
City Walk travels to Freemont Street in Las Vegas.
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.
City Walk heads into the hustle and bustle of Manhattan to journey through the most visited urban park in the United States: Central Park.
In its 10th year, FYF Festival is a two-day music festival taking place in Los Angeles Historic State Park.
A walking school bus is a group of children walking to school with one or more adults.
Join us on a journey through the Disneyland Resort with Jillian Rose Reed from MTV's Awkward.
In 1969, nearly half of American children walked or biked to school. Today's figure is 13%.
Not every school bus runs on gas. More and more children are getting to school powered by their own two feet - courtesy of a Walking School Bus.
Volkswalking provides a unique take on non-competitive fitness walking and gives this group a chance to explore the beautiful scenery in Boulder, CO.
Did you know that Denver is the 5th fittest city in the United States but according to John Hickenlooper they want to be number one? A city not to be missed, Denver offers plenty to explore within walking distance.
Heather Deutch of the District Department of Transportation explains how D.C.'s pedestrian friendly sidewalk laws create walkable spaces within the city.
The Great Saunter is a world famous civic event that attracts tourists and walkers from New York, as well as other states and countries.
The Shorewalkers are a nonprofit environmental organization dedicated to exploring and preserving the shores and wetlands of New York City.
The trails and streets of Austin, Texas are the home of barbecue and the most amazing music, film and interactive festival around, South By Southwest.
The Gold Line is a light rail running from Pasadena to East Los Angeles via Downtown Los Angeles serving numerous attractions.
The Big Parade is a two-day walk in Los Angeles. It includes about 100 public stairways over 35 miles, from downtown to Mt. Hollywood.
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.
A busy New York street corner, a case study of the perfect walkable neighborhood, filmed in 1901 by the Thomas Edison Company.
Docent-led tours at Baker Canyon, part of the Irvine Ranch Conservancy 30 miles within the city limits of Irvine in Southern California. No cars allowed.
Downtown Portland is praised for its walkability, earning a 96 out of 100 points on the website walkscore.com. Former Mayor Sam Adams explains why.
This group of spunky seniors in Maryland have been strolling their way to better health and social interaction since 1989 at the Iverson Mall in Hillcrest Heights, Maryland in the suburbs of Washington, DC.
According to the Alliance for Biking and Walking, the benefits of increased investment in bicycling and walking infrastructure can be a boon to the economy.
Nicknamed "The Walking City", Boston hosts more pedestrian commuters than do other comparably populated cities.
Ever wonder how San Francisco sustains such a vibrant urban culture in such a small space? Much of it has to do with BART, the Bay Area Rapid Transit system.
Dupont Circle in Washington D.C. is renowned for its walkability, earning a 98 out of 100 points on the website walkscore.com.
Parklets are designed to provide a public place for passersby to relax and enjoy the atmosphere of the city around them, in places where current urban parks are lacking.
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.
Do you want to up your energy efficiency by taking public transit? The choice to use alternative modes of transportation may seem appealing, but some homework must be done first.
Suburbanites are starting to organize citizen initiatives to make their neighborhoods safer for physical activity like walking and biking.
City Walk explores the government monuments of Washington D.C. with Certified Master Tour Guide Jeanne Fogle, a fourth-generation Washingtonian.
Join City Walk as they explore a historical architecture tour tracing the contributions of iconic journalist and urban activist Jane Jacobs.
Iconic food critic Jonathan Gold explains why he loves the walkability of Old Pasadena, CA. With museums, concerts, and shopping all in walking distance, it's not hard to see why.