Japanese Firms Ask Employees To Leave Cars At Home

Programs are part of national effort to cut Japan's greenhouse gas emissions.

Published: 14-Jun-2005

An increasing number of companies are urging employees to put on the brakes when it comes to driving to work out of concern for the environment.

Some employees are eager to comply with the request as it means they do not have to put up with traffic jams.

The government, which is trying to reduce carbon dioxide emissions, plans to assist companies calling on their employees to commute by train.

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