Link: “A bunch of mayors wanted better trains, so they won Brisbane the 2032 Olympics

Original post found at: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2021-07-25/how-a-poor-train-system-brought-the-olympics-to-brisbane/100321350

To be fair, what I keep hearing from Brisbanites is that their current public transport services fucking suck, haha. Some may say it’s a little excessive to win an Olympic Games bid just to win an argument to improve them, but desperate times call for desperate measures

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