In its letter, the USOC stated that the 2024 host city will need a reliable public transit system, an Olympic village that can accommodate 16,500 athletes, technical support for more than 15,000 media members, and 45,000 hotel rooms to house visitors from around the world.
At present, the cash-strapped MBTA operates with a subway system with some cars that have been in service for 44 years.
There are only about 30,000 hotel rooms in all of Greater Boston, according to the Greater Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau.
Imagine the green line with a Red Sox game and the Olympics happening at the same time
some cars that have been in service for 44 years.