Walking to School

Once upon a time most children traveled to school by foot instead of by car. We take a nostalgic look at 'the walk to school' and discover what's been lost and what can be gained when kids get back on their feet.We take a journey back in time when nearly 50% of children walked to school. We explore the growing trend away from walking to school and the overall lack of an emphasis on exercise amongst schools.


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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.

  • 2016-10-26T19:30:00-07:00

Every City Is a Living Body

This episode of "City Walk" journeys from Los Angeles to Boston. We take a closer look at something many of us take for granted -- our own two feet. The series will take a look at the city wide cycling/walking extravaganza known as Ciclavia in Los Angeles, the pedestrian-friendly sidewalks and public transportation system of San Francisco, and Boston's string of urban parks known as the Emerald Necklace, and the newly completed Greenway in the heart of the city.

  • 2016-10-27T14:30:00-07:00
  • 2016-10-29T05:00:00-07:00
  • 2016-11-02T19:30:00-07:00

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.

  • 2016-11-05T05:00:00-07:00
  • 2016-11-09T18:30:00-08:00

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.

  • 2016-11-12T04:00:00-08:00
  • 2016-11-16T18:30:00-08:00

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.

  • 2016-11-19T04:00:00-08:00