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Kansas City Manager Brian Platt on recent shootings, local transit and more

City Manager candidate Brian Platt interviews with the Kansas City city council.
Carlos Moreno
KCUR 89.3
City Manager Brian Platt interviews with the Kansas City Council in 2020.

Following a series of recent shootings, Kansas City Manager Brian Platt said the city needs to consider "being a little more aggressive and proactive" to prevent gun violence.

Platt joined KCUR's Up To Date to discuss gun violence, the bus and streetcar systems, the 2026 World Cup and the potential for a massive solar farm near Kansas City International Airport.

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