1) Methods to overcome the risk of sudden downpour during outdoor events
・Examine the optimizing management operation of equipment and furniture that require protection from rain.
・Examine the operation to regain the bustling event as the rain stops.
2) The impact of rain forecasts on outdoor activities
・Behavior in response to receive rainfall forecasts (with lead time of 10-30 min).
・Psychological impact on how people spend their time with knowing that they can have up-to-the-minute rain forecasts.
＊This experiment will be conducted with measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19, with staff to clean and install disinfectant solution in Marunouchi Street Park.
Moreover, the signs will be posted requesting attendees to follow masking protocols while dining, avoid shouting while gathered for dining or meetings, and avoid gathering in large groups, in addition to other social-distancing protocols.
＊The event may be cancelled if the COVID-19 pandemic is not brought under control.
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