New Episode of KCETLink's Original Series 'City Walk' Airs in Southern California on July 25 on KCET and Nationally August 1 on Link TV | KCET
New Episode of KCETLink's Original Series 'City Walk' Airs in Southern California on July 25 on KCET and Nationally August 1 on Link TV
Episode features The Big Parade in Los
Angeles; The South by Southwest Festival in Austin, Texas; and the BeltLine of Atlanta, Georgia
Calif. - July 22, 2013 -KCETLink's original multi-media series, City
Walk, premieres the fourth episode of the six-part series in Southern
California on KCET, Thursday, July 25 at
7 p.m. and nationally on Link TV on Thursday, August 1 at 8:30 p.m. EST. City Walk continues to spotlight the
most exotic and exciting walks in America, traveling to cities across the
country that are currently transforming themselves into more walkable communities.
Viewers get a look at
"The Big Parade", a two-day walk in Los Angeles that includes about 100 public
stairways over 35 miles, from downtown L.A. to Mt. Hollywood. The walk runs on
a timetable and is designed as a series of attached loops, so that people can
come and go as they please.
Then, viewers take a
breathtaking ride on The Gold Line, a light rail running from Pasadena to East
Los Angeles via Downtown Los Angeles serving several attractions, including
Little Tokyo, Union Station, the Southwest Museum, Chinatown, and the shops of
Old Town Pasadena. The line, which is one of six in the Metro Rail system,
entered service in 2003 and is operated by the Los Angeles County Metropolitan
Next, viewers explore
the trails and streets of Austin, Texas. Not just the home of barbecue, beer
and bats, Austin hosts the most amazing music, film and interactive festival,
"South by Southwest" - especially unique when your tour guide is Austin
advertising wizard Roy Spence, the mind behind the groundbreaking 'Don't Mess
With Texas' campaign.
journey to Atlanta, which, once upon a time, was one of the least walkable
cities in America where entire neighborhoods were developed without sidewalks
and lots of sprawl and cul-de-sacs. Today, the city is ahead of the curve with
construction of the BeltLine, a
22-mile pedestrian-friendly corridor, circling downtown and eventually
connecting 45 neighborhoods with each other.
This episode explores
this unique combination of rails, trails, green space and art through the
joyful eyes of the happiest freight train conductor in Georgia.
KCETLink is the national independent public transmedia
organization formed by the merger between KCET and Link Media. A viewer-supported 501(c)(3) organization,
its content is distributed nationally via satellite on DirecTV and DISH, in
Southern and Central California via broadcast, as well as through various
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community events, please visit kcet.org or linktv.org.
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