Driverless cars for Sevenoaks?

This week the Sevenoaks Society talk will be on “The impact of driverless cars on Sevenoaks”.

For rail travellers there could be a number of impacts including:

  • how much car parking would be required at the station if cars could drive themselves home after dropping off commuters?
  • would Southeastern try to recover lost income from car parking by raising fares?
  • whould Network Rail be allowed to keep the “development gain” through being able to use Car Park 4 for housing – or another supermarket?
  • could “shared mobility” reduce the amount of traffic around the railway station?
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