Iglesia Ni Cristo now holds the title for the Largest Worldwide Charity Walk in 24 hours, Multiple Venues. The #INCWorldWideWalk happened in 29 countries, 13 timezones, and 135 sites in 24 hours recorded a total of 519,521 participants. The previous record was set by Canada with 231,635 participants who walked at least 1 kilometer in more than a thousand locations around Canada on October 2, 2007.
The City Government of Manila announced that heavy traffic is expected on Saturday, February 15, 2014 in relation of the Iglesia Cristo’s World Wide Walk for Typhoon Yolanda Victims. The event will start at 4:00 am. up to 6:00 pm.
Here is the traffic advisory issued by the Manila District Traffic Enforcement Unit:
Road closures in Manila are as follows:
Re-routes are as follows:
Vehicles coming from España bound for Quiapo should turn right to A.H. Lacson, left to Dapitan, left Andalucia right to Fugoso, left to Rizal avenue, or left to AH Lacson straight to Nagtahan to point of destination.
Vehicles going to Quiapo area via Andalucia sould turn right to Fugoso, left to Rizal avenue to point of destination.
Vehicles coming from Binondo area intending to use southbound lane of Jones bridge shall turn left under the Jones bridge going to Escolta passing through Plaza Sta. Cruz turn right, then turn left going to Palanca St., right to Ayala bridge, turn left or right to Taft avenue to point of destination.
Vehicles coming from Plaza Sta. Cruz intending to utilize the southbound lane of McArthur bridge should turn left going to Palanca St., right to Ayala bridge to point of destination.
Vehicles coming from northern part of Manila intending to use the stretch of Delpan bridge, Roxas boulevard southbound lane should turn left to Capulong, or, either Herbosa or Moriones to point of destination.
Vehicles coming from southern part of Manila intending to utilize the stretch of Roxas boulevard northbound lane should turn right to Buendia, left to Taft avenue to point of destination.
Vehicles coming from Ayala boulevard utilizing P. Burgos going to Roxas boulevard southbound should turn left to Taft avenue, right to TM Kalaw, left to MH del Pilar, left to Quirino, right to Mabini to FB Harrison or, use Taft avenue to point of destination.
Vehicles coming from Taft avenue or Quirino intending to use the stretch of Roxas boulevard southbound shall turn left to Adriatico, right to P. Ocampo, left to FB Harrison to point of destination.
One lane going in and one lane going out would be used along the stretch of Indepence road and South Drive coming from Roxas boulevard service road for those who would go in and out of Manila Hotel and H2O Hotel.
- C.M. Recto Avenue (in front of Issetan Department Store)
- Delpan St.
- Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) Grounds
To all #Worldwidewalk participants, see there!