An underground car park with nearly 500 spaces under Bab el Had square is also on track for completion to boost the capital’s visitor capacity.

Morocco Begins Construction on $4 Million Tunnel to Decongest Rabat
Bab el Had is a popular gathering place among Rabat residents and a central transit point within the city, making traffic a persistent problem in the nearby intersections. Photo: Klim Levene/Flickr
Morgan Hekking holds a BA in International Relations from Hobart & William Smith Colleges in Geneva, New York.