Dirt roads can be placed to increase the speed that citizens walk by 25% when they are moving from place to place. Stone roads can be built for faster walking speeds, but come at a much higher expense.
Roads require builders to be available before they can be constructed. After placing roads, the builders will work on each section of road, removing rocks, iron ore, and trees that are in the way, and paving the path for citizens to walk on.
Press shift to place roads in a diagonal direction.