"City Walk" is a unique series that reveals the way walking is transforming cities across America, and in the process, re-connecting us to our bodies, our civic values, and public space.

The series consists of 30-minute episodes exploring various aspects of pedestrian life in cities including: Los Angeles, Portland, Boston, Atlanta, Washington D.C., and New York. As the show explores the "walkability" of these communities, viewers learn about American history by exploring culturally rich neighborhoods, stunning architecture, monuments and beautiful parks that have helped define the character of each city.

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Season 2, Episode 5: Slow Walker

"City Walk" hikes the Pacific Crest Trail with Reese Witherspoon, takes a walk with a doc in San Diego, travels by foot across Copenhagen, joins a heartwarming game of soccer before hitting the rails to trails in Washington, D.C. and the streets of West Hollywood like you’ve never seen before.

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Long Spaces that You Can Dream Away In

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.

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Season 2, Episode 6: Walking = Falling Forward

Learn why your foot is a superhero as "City Walk" takes you on walks around the racetrack, NYC under the moon, and beyond.

In this special health and fitness episode of "City Walk," family physician and past President of the American College of Sports Medicine Dr. Bob Sallis gives facts that promote physical fitness as a reliable antidote to the many conditions caused by sedentary lifestyles.

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Walking Is Where I Get All My Best Ideas

Blast across America from a racetrack in Fontana, California, straight to Washington, D.C., where a walking summit is paving the path for a more walkable future for everyone.

Have you ever wanted to stroll around a NASCAR speedway but were afraid of becoming road kill? Join a group of intrepid fans as they take a walk on the wild side and experience a rush you can only get on your own two feet.

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Season 2, Episode 7: Explorations at 3MPH

In this episode of "City Walk," saunter the shorelines of Manhattan, travel the U.S. in a Chevrolet, stroll the art galleries and museums of Pasadena, and even visit a beach in the Netherlands where magical creatures walk powered by the wind. Also, join tens of thousands of people as they shut down the streets of Los Angeles for CicLAvia, a colorful 15-mile bike ride to the sea to celebrate a day without cars.

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Cars Mean Nothing to Me

Episode 1 of Season 2 travels from the Penn and Teller Theatre in Las Vegas to the unknown buildings of New York to an unusual classroom in Los Angeles and across the Atlantic to a beach in the Netherlands where magical creatures walk powered by the wind.

 

Image: Polytechnic Museum/Flickr/Creative Commons License

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Season 2, Episode 8: Basically a Gardener

In this episode of "City Walk," stroll through the green paths of Ocean View Farms Community Gardens in Los Angeles, hike the scenic canyons of Orange County, walk the doublewide sidewalks of old New York, visit a bike oasis in Las Vegas, take a turn on a treadmill in Rancho Cucamonga, learn the surprising truth about weight loss and health with City Walk MD, trek back in time to when pedestrianism was the #1 sport in America, and sail through the clouds high above Camarillo, California.

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Season 2, Episode 2: Ideas In The Streets

This episode features a visit to Ocean View Gardens in West L.A.; city hill walks in San Francisco; Walk & Talk Therapy in Central Park; transportation and urban development in Las Vegas; a talk with animator Bill Plympton; and the MoonWalk in New York City.

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Design Is People

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., and New York City, the episode offers a personalized look at the changing landscape for pedestrians. We also discover how walking rehabilitation helped teenager Daniela recover from a sudden stroke, and how technology that once promised an easy future may now be harmful to your health.

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