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Parking headaches for tour bus drivers

Hordes of tourists are beginning to pour into the streets of Old Quebec as summer approaches. Dropping them off are thousands of tour buses, who have to negotiate the narrow streets of the city... and find a place to park their vehicules. 

Bus drivers are complaining that parking is next to impossible, with strict drop-off times. On top of that, the lease for the biggest parking lot they were allowed to use, on Champlain Boulevard, was not renewed by the City of Quebec. These factors are contributing to large buses being driven around in circles, while waiting for their passengers to finish their walking tours.

Quebec AM's Julia Page spoke to drivers dealing with these complications.
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