How Boston 2024's Revised Olympic Bid May Shape City Development

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The U.S. Olympic Committee has says it's pleased with the new version of the plan for Boston to host the 2024 Summer Olympic games. But, coming out of its meeting with Boston organizers in California, it also said again that public support for the games needs to increase and soon.

Some of that support will likely hinge on how Bostonians feel about all the new development that will come with and after the Olympics. Organizers say the games will shape Boston's future by improving transportation and building new neighborhoods.

To help us understand how this could shape the city, we spoke with David Anderson, project manager at the Boston architectural firm of Miller Dyer Spears, which claims schools and hospitals among its major Boston-area projects. He tells Morning Edition about the potential legacy the games may leave Boston.

This segment aired on June 30, 2015.


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