Tag - congestion

 
 

CONGESTION

Japan Times
JAPAN
Jul 24, 2019
Tokyo conducts congestion simulation to gauge possible Olympic traffic
The full-day test involving major highways around the capital started at midnight and was aimed at finding ways to reduce traffic by 30 percent during the games.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jul 14, 2019
More firms to offer telework to ease traffic jams during 2020 Games
Japanese companies are stepping up efforts to reduce traffic congestion during the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, with some planning to offer telework and others reducing logistics operations.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Oct 15, 2018
As tourists crowd popular sites and inconvenience residents, government launches first-ever survey on 'overtourism'
The Japan Tourism Agency seeks to explore ways to foster environments where tourism can coexist with residents' lives amid a surge in foreign visitors.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Aug 17, 2018
Yokohama-based tow truck builder to export 44 wreckers to congested Indonesia
Yamaguchi Wrecker Co., Japan's leading tow truck supplier, is providing wreckers to local authorities in Indonesia so it can ease the country's heavy traffic jams.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jul 18, 2018
Tokyo wants people to go to work earlier to ease train crush
Being pushed onto already jam-packed trains during Tokyo rush hour is never a pleasant commuter experience. It only gets worse during the humid summer months.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Society
Jul 11, 2017
Tokyo kicks off campaign to ease jam-packed rush hour trains
Tokyo on Tuesday launched a campaign to ease overcrowding on trains during morning rush hour — one of the capital's most infamous blights — by encouraging staggered commuting.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Oct 27, 2016
Shibuya readies for Halloween party throngs
To avoid turmoil near JR Shibuya Station when it is flooded with partygoers over Halloween, the Metropolitan Police Department will for the first time dedicate two nearby streets to pedestrians only from Friday through Monday, depending on traffic conditions.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Sep 16, 2015
AirAsia boss urges Japan to find solution for congested airports, increase access
The head of Malaysian airline AirAsia told an aviation congress Tuesday that Japan needs to find a solution for congestion at its airports amid the country's rising number of tourists.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 3, 2014
Golden Week exodus peaks; transport routes overwhelmed
The mass exodus for the Golden Week holidays peaked Saturday as travelers crowded trains, airports and expressways.

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