It is perfectly possible to live in Tokyo and rely solely on public transport for your transportation. The rail network is world-renowned for being clean, safe and reliable, and it is no exaggeration to say you can set your watch by the trains. Add to that an excellent bus and taxi service and there really is little need for a car. The following are links to mostly English-language rail, bus and taxi websites for the greater Tokyo area.
While trains are the most popular mode of public transport in the greater Tokyo area, the extensive bus network cannot be overlooked as either a supplement to trains or as a complete transport option within itself. This article give you tips for bus travel with children.
If there’s one thing the Japanese have perfected it is their efficient and reliable public transport system. In its cities at least, it is perfectly reasonable to rely on public transport for the majority of your daily travel. While trains are simple and convenient to use, when traveling with children there are a few points to consider.