Nomads link together the places they . They bring something form elsewhere and they take something with them. Deleuze said that nomads are nomads because they refuse to leave.
The highway passing trough the landscape without any links to its surrounding is an expression of the monodirectionality nomads never cease to escape.
The task of urbanists is to establish multidimensional links between the environment, social systems and people. For instance, the local to the global, the economics to social life, the urban to the rural.