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A “SMART” Car Tunnel that Diverts Flood Waters

Thursday 06.20.2013 , Posted by

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How does a major metropolitan city and its transportation systems deal with monsoon weather each year? You build a tunnel that can take the floodwater when it comes and then drain it out. The city of Kuala Lumpur did such an engineering feat and called it SMART Tunnel (Stormwater Management and Road Tunnel). Instead of losing hundreds of millions of dollars due to the flash floods that halt parts of the city, the SMART tunnel allows for citizens to get where they need to in the event of such weather. [Read more…]

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Chinatown Markets in Kuala Lumpur

Wednesday 12.12.2012 , Posted by

Yes, we know you may not want to see photos of fish heads being chopped in a funky Chinatown market… but, the world is full of interesting places to visit, see and yes, smell. If you ever find yourself in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, one must-see destination is the Chinatown district. [Read more…]

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