What's the first thing that jumps into your mind when you read this? Obviously it's that Israel currently has gender segregation on public transportation, which is not true. Let's contrast with Reuters' headline:
Notice how in this headline there is no mention of "public transportation." Yes, it makes a big difference.
As for the story itself the legislators are attempting to make any form of segregation illegal, including the unofficial sort which has been happening in certain sectors of the ultra-Orthodox society.
Naturally even the engineered hate has been rolling in: