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Metro Trails D.C.

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. We go for a walk on the Metro Trail in Washington DC with city planner Heather Deutsch, who points out not only the edible plants that line the trail but the incredible views of our nation's capital that crown the journey.

Music: 
"Water to Wine"" by Skin & Bones 
"We Don't Get Along" by The Out of Towners
"Broken Arrow" by Brandi Emma"

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What Is the City But Its People?

The walking revolution spreads across the country, from New York City parks to the rugged canyon trails of Orange County. Along the way, meet Maryland's Iverson Mall Walkers..

We witness first hand the pedestrian experience over a century ago on the doublewide sidewalks of old New York, then traverse the present day parks of Manhattan including a visit to a vibrant public space where we’re surprised to find out that not every park is green.

  • 2019-02-22T11:00:00-08:00
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You'll Never Find a Rainbow If You're Lookin' Down

This episode of "City Walk" begins with a Big Parade in Los Angeles and then boldly strides from Austin to Atlanta, as communities everywhere embrace the walking revolution. 

There are over 300 staircases in the city of Los Angeles and during the Big Parade, a resilient group of City Walkers led by Los Angeles journalist Dan Koeppel is determined to climb them all.

  • 2019-02-25T11:00:00-08:00
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  • 2019-02-27T11:00:00-08:00
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  • 2019-03-01T11:00:00-08:00
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It Is a Great Art to Saunter

In this episode of "City Walk," saunter along the hidden shorelines of Manhattan before stopping in Denver, Portland, and Washington DC to join communities across America rediscovering their sidewalks and trails.

  • 2019-03-04T11:00:00-08:00
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  • 2019-03-08T11:00:00-08:00
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It's Kind of Fun to Do the Impossible

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.

  • 2019-03-11T12:00:00-07:00
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  • 2019-03-15T12:00:00-07:00
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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.

  • 2019-03-18T12:00:00-07:00
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  • 2019-03-20T12:00:00-07:00
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