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Walkscore: Austin, TX

The trails and streets of Austin, Texas are not only the home of barbecue, beer and bats but one of the most amazing music, film and interactive festival around, South By Southwest. It's even better if your tour guide is Austin advertising wizard Roy Spence - the mind behind the groundbreaking 'Don't Mess With Texas' campaign. Meanwhile out in the suburbs of America we discover that placing work, schools and homes miles apart maybe wasn't such a good idea.

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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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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.

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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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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.

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Inglewood Hollywood Dreamers

This episode explores the streets of Los Angeles by foot, bicycle, and Space Shuttle with a special segment on actor Luke Wilson's journey following space shuttle Endeavor's 3-day crawl from LAX to its final stop at The California Science Center.

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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.

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Season 2, Episode 4: Chuckle Buddies

Season 2 Episode 4 of City Walk races to the top of the highest building west of the Mississippi, takes to the bike path with drummer and composer Stewart Copeland, scours the scrappy streets of downtown Las Vegas, treks back to when Pedestrianism was the #1 sport in America, and uncovers the hidden connection between exercise and medicine.

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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.

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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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