Flights canceled in DC region amid FAA grounding; VRE advances Crystal City expansion

Northern Virginia’s daily dose of local and national news for Thursday, March 14.

Travelers heading out of DC airports may be forced to rebook flights. Airlines across the country are canceling and delaying flights after President Trump announced the U.S. would ground Beoing 737 Max 8 and 9 jets following the Ethiopia crash that killed 157 people. (NBC Washington)

Virginia Railway Express is moving forward with plans to build an expanded Crystal City station to improve service. (WTOP)

The Metropolitan Washington Council of Government voted to appoint a strategy group to get started on a “Smart Region Movement,” which would address access to transit, traffic congestion and other transportation concerns in the region. (WTOP)

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