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By Ngiste Abebe,Mary Trina Bolton,Maggie Pavelka,Morgan Pierstorff

In 2012, over 4 billion humans tuned in to monitor the London summer time Olympics. because the unmarried greatest mega-event on the planet, the Olympics has the facility to captivate the worldwide mind's eye. lengthy ahead of athletes vie for a gold medal, notwithstanding, pageant among towns desirous to host the video games kicks off with a rigorous bid method. The long and costly recreation to host the Olympics is as high-stakes as any carrying occasion. instead of encouraging towns to chorus from bidding, Bidding for improvement takes a coverage technique that demanding situations stakeholders to bid responsibly and strategically in pursuit of concrete outcomes.


Every bid urban has the capability to speed up long term transportation improvement via a strategic and strong making plans technique. This ebook concentrates at the phenomenon of repeat Olympic bids and the possibilities that could come from bidding, quite for these towns that by no means win the video games. during this context, Bidding for Development explores the intersection among transportation infrastructure improvement, the Olympic bid approach, and the ensuing legacies skilled via bid losers. The findings deal with the principal query: how can partaking within the Olympic bid procedure speed up transportation improvement whatever the bid result?


In reaction, this booklet provides a Bid Framework outlining how and whilst towns may perhaps use the bid to unite assets, align transportation priorities, and empower leaders to accomplish city improvement ambitions in practise for the Olympic bid. The Bid Framework is then utilized to 2 case experiences, Manchester and Istanbul, to envision every one bid loser's effectiveness in utilizing the bid approach to catalyze transportation improvement. simultaneously, the ebook takes into account how the foreign Olympic Committee’s evolving bid rules and requisites relate to city improvement and confident social legacy. Bidding for Development provides actionable innovations for all Olympic stakeholders to enhance the worth of the bid method and transportation merits past the Games.

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