BOSTON (CBS) – When Boston dropped its bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics recently, some worried it might be a black mark on the city’s business climate.

But Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce CEO Jim Rooney tells WBZ political analyst Jon Keller that he hasn’t heard any of that.

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“I don’t think that Olympic stumble, if that’s the word, has had a meaningful impact,” Rooney said. “In fact, it seems to be quite rapidly dying as a topical issue.”

Rooney pointed out that the life sciences and biotech industries are growing quickly in Boston, but the rapid growth is causing congestion problems, especially in the Seaport district.

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“One of the biggest, worrisome things is people’s ability to get in and out of their workplace,” Rooney said. “It’s a troubling, long-term problem.”

Rooney also gave his views on the Baker Administration’s approach to business, and a proposed rail link between North and South stations.

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