Every railroad will tell you its goal is "to provide safe trains that arrive on time." But when safety falls short of the slogan, often it is passengers who pay the price. The latest example comes from New Jersey Transit, where a passenger was dragged to death when train doors malfunctioned. But the law

The civil penalties for discrimination just got steeper and more painful for Metro North Railroad and Long Island Railroad. Metro North and LIRR now are subject to new penalties of up to $100,000 for violations of New York State’s Human Rights Law. N.Y. Exec. Law Section 290 et seq.

New York’s law prohibits discrimination