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Japan’s hellish commutes have become easier to bear in big cities lately thanks to state and corporate measures to contain the coronavirus epidemic.

Temporary school closures and the increased use of telecommuting and staggered work hours have eased rush-hour congestion on major train and subway lines, resulting in fewer delays, officials say.

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