I will summarize the points that have changed and the points that have not changed due to non-audience support. ■ “Holidays” will change in July and August First of all, the changes in holidays are as planned. This is a measure taken with the aim of alleviating congestion in Tokyo by taking consecutive holidays before and after the opening ceremony (July 23) and closing ceremony (August 8) of the Olympic Games, but this year is special as planned. It will be a long holiday. In July, when the opening ceremony is held, July 22nd (Thursday) will be “Marine Day” and July 23rd (Friday) will be “Sports Day”, which will be four consecutive holidays. Marine Day is originally the third Monday of July, but moved to Thursday. Sports Day is a name change of October’s “Physical Education Day” to match the Olympics, but it will be moved from the second Monday of October to July 24th this year only. In August, when the closing ceremony is held, the 11th “Mountain Day” will be moved to the 8th (Sun) to become a holiday, and the 9th (Mon) will be a three-day holiday. ■ The price of the Metropolitan Expressway will be increased by 1,000 yen, and 50% will be discounted at midnight. Specifically, the Metropolitan Expressway will be raised by 1,000 yen from July 19th to August 9th, from August 24th to September 5th, and during the daytime from 6:00 to 22:00. It is important to note that this includes before and after the Olympic Games. The aim is to reduce daytime traffic by raising prices, which will facilitate the movement of athletes and tournament officials who move using the Metropolitan Expressway. The target is general passenger cars such as private cars, including company cars. Vehicles that cannot be replaced by other means of transportation, such as taxis, logistics-related vehicles, and welfare vehicles, are not eligible. In addition, it is applied regardless of whether ETC is installed or not. The Metropolitan Expressway usually costs 300 to 1,320 yen for regular cars. The amount of money varies depending on the mileage, but an additional 1,000 yen will be a considerable burden. During the daytime, it seems better to avoid going to Tokyo by car. Conversely, a 50% discount will be given at midnight from 0:00 to 4:00, and the regular rate will be applied at other times. The aim is to disperse users by encouraging traffic at night. If you have a business to go somewhere through the Metropolitan Expressway, it may be a good idea to leave at midnight. The discount is limited to ETC-equipped vehicles. In addition, as a traffic regulation of the Metropolitan Expressway, from July 19th to September 5th, in order to adjust the traffic volume passing through the main line, to limit the number of lanes at the main line tollhouse, and to reduce the traffic volume. Measures will also be taken to block the entrance. At the same time, dedicated lanes and priority lanes for tournament-related vehicles will be set up, and it is expected that general vehicles will be difficult to pass. The actual regulation section varies depending on the schedule of the competition, but you should avoid approaching the venue by car during the period. In addition, traffic restrictions will be enforced, such as detour areas being set not only in Tokyo but also around competition venues nationwide, which will be the venues, and it will not be possible to pass through. ■ Railways will be canceled at night, such as temporary trains. Regarding railways, it was planned to increase the number of trains and operate special trains in the early morning and at night in accordance with the expected congestion at the time of the Olympic Games. However, due to the decision to hold no spectators, the request for temporary flight operation from the Organizing Committee was withdrawn, so all were canceled. Since some competitions will be held not only during the Olympic Games but also on July 21st and 22nd, which is before the period, special flights were scheduled to be operated accordingly, but all will be canceled. .. There are no plans to operate special trains during the Paralympic Games. Details vary depending on each railway company, but JR East has canceled all scheduled late-night transportation for 21 lines in the Tokyo metropolitan area such as the Yamanote Line and Chuo Line. Temporary train operations at the stations closest to the competition venue will be announced at a later date. At Tokyo Metro, the number of trains on the Yurakucho Line, which is the closest station to the competition venue, was increased in the evening and night, and the last train was scheduled to be postponed until about 1:30 am during the Olympic Games from July 23 to August 8. However, all have been cancelled. The Toei Subway was also canceled. In addition, the special early morning train before the first train, which was scheduled for the Rinkai Line and Yurikamome, has been canceled in line with the triathlon and marathon swimming competitions that will be held from early morning (6:30) at the “Odaiba Kaihin Koen” venue. I will. ■ Regulations on the stadium and surrounding roads will remain the same during the tournament, and road regulations that will be enforced according to the opening ceremony and competition schedule will not change even for non-spectators. Extensive regulation is applied to competitions such as marathons that use roads over a wide area. Vehicles are not allowed in the restricted area, and bicycles and pedestrians are also restricted. In addition, we are refraining from cheering along the road and calling for viewing on TV broadcasts. See the article below for details. ■ Delays in mail items Due to road congestion in Tokyo and other cities hosting the Olympic Games during the period, delays in mail items and courier services are expected. Therefore, Japan Post, Yamato Transport, Sagawa Express, and Seino Transportation are calling attention. Japan Post has announced that there will be a delay between July 19th and August 9th during the Olympic Games and August 24th and September 5th during the Paralympics period. The target area is Chuo Ward, Chiyoda Ward, Minato Ward, Koto Ward, Shinagawa Ward, part of Ota Ward, part of Shibuya Ward, and part of Shinjuku Ward, where the competition venue is located, or street competition is held. Hokkaido, Miyagi prefecture, Fukushima prefecture, Ibaraki prefecture, Chiyoda prefecture, Saitama prefecture, Kanagawa prefecture, Yamanashi prefecture, Shizuoka prefecture (Para period is Chiyoda prefecture, Shizuoka prefecture only). The target is Letter Pack Plus, Express Mail, Yu-Pack, Same-day Delivery Yu-Pack, etc. In Tokyo, Yu-Pack scheduled for the afternoon of the next day may be delayed by half a day to a day, such as from the evening of the next day to the night. Yamato Transport has announced that there may be a temporary delay in delivery of packages during the period from July 13th to September 5th. In addition, please note that luggage addressed to the Olympic Village and tournament-related facilities cannot be delivered and will be returned unless notified in advance to the Games Organizing Committee. Sagawa Express has announced that luggage may be delayed in some areas from July 23 to August 8 and from August 24 to September 5. The target services are Hikyaku Just Time, Hikyaku Cool, and Hikyaku Same Day Delivery (including hotel immediate delivery), and the target areas are some areas such as Tokyo, Kanagawa, Chiba, Saitama, Yamanashi, Shizuoka, and near the stadium in Hokkaido. Seino Transportation has announced that from July 23rd to August 8th and from August 24th to September 5th, collection and delivery may be delayed due to traffic restrictions. ■ It is expected that the congestion of public transportation will be eased to some extent by holding the event without spectators due to teleworking, etc., but the state of emergency has been declared in Tokyo and other areas, and the situation is unpredictable. it is continuing. During the period, I would like to use telework as much as possible, avoid moving to Tokyo, or try to commute to work at different times. The government has also designated “Telework Days 2021” for the period from July 19th to September 5th, and is promoting teleworking. We are also calling for active vacations. During the period, you may not be able to move on time due to traffic restrictions. I would like to avoid moving to Tokyo as much as possible, or to act with plenty of time when moving.