Thousands of Tokyo commuters told to work from home to avoid Olympic crush

Employees will stay home for two weeks as part of mass trial to take pressure off crowded public transport system Hundreds of thousands of employees in Tokyo will work from home for two weeks as part of a trial of measures designed to reduce congestion during next years Olympics. With more than 8 million people commuting into Tokyo every day, the influx of visitors for the Games in 2020 is expected to pile more pressure on the Japanese capitals infamously …