The Hill.com 12/2/13 By Rebecca Shabad

Former Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood on Monday said Washington is “too afraid” to invest in new infrastructure.

“It’s going to be up to Congress, it’s going to be up to the administration, and the people to decide that they are sick and tired of driving on crumbling roads, bad and dangerous bridges, and riding on 50-year-old transit systems,” LaHood said on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe.”

“People in Washington are afraid to make these kinds of investments,” he added.

Read more here:  http://thehill.com/blogs/transportation-report/infrastructure/191704-lahood-washington-too-afraid-to-invest-in