(From Philippine Daily Inquirer)
Byline: Aida Sevilla-Mendoza
SINCE Makati is the richest city in Metro Manila, its streets are the best in the country, right? Wrong. You only have to drive on Makati Avenue between Senator Gil Puyat Avenue (formerly Buendia Avenue) and J.P. Rizal, or on Ayala Avenue Extension between Sen. Gil Puyat Avenue and Kamagong to experience unbelievably corrugated, bumpy road surfaces that one would not expect to find in the nation's premier city.
Even Ayala Avenue between the Salcedo/H.V. de la Costa and Sen. Gil Puyat Avenue intersections (where the state-of-the-art RCBC Tower is located) is a rough, bone-jarring stretch. …