Today, most people travel on roadways. Roadways include city streets, highways and interstates.

Lincoln Highway

The Lincoln Highway was the first hard-surface highway. Drivers could travel on the road from New York to California (and across Iowa). 


What role do you think the Lincoln Highway played when people started traveling by car?

The Great White Way

A 26-mile-long road with white-painted telephone poles connects five towns from Adair to Dexter. Let's learn why it's a historically important part of Iowa's highway system.


How has travel on roadways changed over time?