#imagineboston #boston2024 WE ARE HUMBLED, EXCITED, AND MOTIVATED BY THE UNITED STATES OLYMPIC COMMITTEE’S SELECTION OF BOSTON AS ITS PARTNER TO HOST THE 2024 OLYMPIC AND PARALYMPIC GAMES. WHILE STILL VERY EARLY IN THE OVERALL BID PROCESS, THIS OPPORTUNITY RECOGNIZES MASSACHUSETTS AS AN INTERNATIONAL BEACON FOR DRAWING THE BEST AND BRIGHTEST FROM AROUND THE GLOBE EACH YEAR AND AS A CRADLE OF INNOVATION WHERE YOUTH ASSEMBLE TO DREAM OF, AND PLAN FOR, A BETTER FUTURE FOR ALL OF US. Hosting the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games is consistent with the future of Boston and Massachusetts and leaves both better for hosting the Games.
Tens of thousands of good-paying jobs are created for Massachusetts residents leading up to and during the 2024 Games.
Thousands of affordable housing units are created as a result of the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
The 2024 Games serve as a catalyst for improvements in public transportation and infrastructure that benefit residents both pre- and post-Games.
The 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games create opportunities for transit-oriented, mixed-use development in the City of Boston.
There is a clear and measurable plan for the inclusion of women and minority-owned businesses in all aspects of the 2024 Games.
Education and youth sports opportunities are created for the young people of Massachusetts.
A sophisticated plan, including multiple layers of insurance, is put in place to protect the city and state from financial risk.
The federal government designates the 2024 Games in Boston as a Special National Security Event and pays for the security costs.
A majority of people in Massachusetts support bidding for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games.