MMDA announces alternative routes for EDSA Sept 11 rally

PRAYER AGAINST PORK. Organizers make a final check on the venue for the EDSA Tayo Prayer Vigil that will begin at 11 am and end at 4 pm. Photo by Rappler/Raffy Taboy

PRAYER AGAINST PORK. Organizers make a final check on the venue for the EDSA Tayo Prayer Vigil that will begin at 11 am and end at 4 pm.

Photo by Rappler/Raffy Taboy

MANILA, Philippines – Thinking of passing by EDSA Shrine on Wednesday, September 11? No, you cannot get through – a "prayer vigil" against the pork barrel will be held in the area from 11 am to 4 pm.

Better take the alternative routes.

Over 5,500 people have confirmed attendance at "EDSA Tayo, according to their official Facebook event page. The vigil is a follow-up on earlier protests against the controversial Priority Development Assistance Fund that fake NGOs are suspected of misusing in collusion with lawmakers.

READ: Prayer vigil at EDSA Shrine to protest PDAF  

According to the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority, "pre-implementation" of the alternative routes will begin at 9 am. Beginning 11 am, "full implementation" of the following alternative routes will be enforced: 

Image courtesy of the MMDA

For private vehicles:

Northbound vehicles have the following options:

Heading south? Take these routes:

Eastbound vehicles can take these routes:

Westbound vehicles, take note:

Going westbound to southbound? Here's your route for Wednesday:

The EDSA Tayo vigil will begin at 11 am and end by 4 pm. – Rappler.com