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Boston Olympics in 2024 would be a ‘monumental task’

Panel calls Olympics in city feasible but says space for venues uncertain

Boston has enough hotel rooms, security expertise, and cultural cachet to host the 2024 Summer Olympics but would face a challenge finding space for an 80,000-seat Olympic Stadium and a 100-acre Olympic Village, according to a special commission’s draft report.

The panel concluded that Boston could feasibly host the 2024 Olympics but would face a “monumental task” making the densely packed city easy to navigate and ready for the world’s largest sporting event. And that’s even before talking about the price tag.

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