Victim was 23-year-veteran shot during search for stolen property in a suspect’s apartment.
There have been 28 robberies in the past 60 days in the area around Ashby BART in South Berkeley and North Oakland.
Agency wants to require new safety devices and abolish a practice that leaves workers vulnerable.
Amid rising public frustration, BART may hold referendum on whether walkouts should be banned.
Agency says brakes malfunctioned on a 40-year-old car, a sign of maintenance challenges facing fleet.
A string of mishaps including Wednesday’s brake malfunction is shaking public confidence in BART.
Unions target BART action on family-leave clause and accuse the district of bad-faith bargaining.
Unions say they’re weighing options after BART board tries to amend deal they’ve already ratified.