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Wed February 12, 2014
Olympic Fever: Should Boston Host The 2024 Games?
Olympic fever is focused on Sochi right now. But closer to home, there’s renewed interest in bringing the Games to Boston. A special commission charged with studying the pros and cons of the hosting the 2024 Summer Olympics met Tuesday on Beacon Hill.
Skeptics point to the hefty price tag, but some proponents say the games could jumpstart improvements to the T and other infrastructure projects.
- Susie Kitchens is Britain’s Consul General in Boston. She testified at yesterday’s commission meeting. She also saw her hometown host the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.