Boston Is A Good City Essay

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Boston is one of the best cities in the world with some of the most incredible people and the best culture. With that said, not every city is made for the Olympic games. Boston for example; it is recently ranked as the 34rd best city to live in, in the world according to TheGuardian.com (theguardian). Though a great city, Boston is not a good city to host an event such as the Olympics. With Boston’s uniquely difficult navigation and asymmetrical lay-out, Boston would not be able to handle the influx of people, nor build the stadiums necessary to have a successful summer games. The Massachusetts capital city would not benefit from being the United States nominee for the 2024 Summer Olympics because of the event’s economic power such as, stadium construction, a huge influx of people that have necessities like housing and food that the city will not be able to provide, and the lasting impact of an event like the Olympics in the area.
When the Mayor of Boston, Mayor Marty Walsh, was recently asked about hosting the 2024 games he said, “I cannot commit to putting the taxpayers at risk,” Walsh said. “At risk” seems to be the common term when Bostonians are asked about bringing the 2024 Olympic Games to the Massachusetts capital. The people are worried about taxes due to the extraordinary high cost of building an Olympic village and the host stadiums in the surrounding area. The Mayor later went on to say, “I refuse to mortgage the future of the city away. I refuse to put Boston on…

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