SpotHero’s At-Home Olympics

The Tokyo Olympics are here, but given the distance and the limited capacity of events this year, alas, we at SpotHero won’t be able to attend. So, in celebration of this year’s Olympic games and the amazing athletes participating, we’ve come up with a few alternative events anyone can participate in from their homeland. Safe […]

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Lollapalooza Parking 2021: 7 Top Parking Spots

Trying to find Lollapalooza parking? Look no further. SpotHero’s got you covered.   Lollapalooza takes place in Downtown Chicago’s Grant Park from July 29 – August 1, 2021. It’s easier than ever to reserve your Lollapalooza parking spot online or via the SpotHero app. Already know when you’re headed to the festival? We’ve rounded up […]

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How to Choose the Right Tires

There’s nothing worse than having car troubles in your time of need. Whether you realize that your brakes are faulty while on the way to work or your engine stops running when on a time-sensitive errand, these situations are not just inconveniences, but they’re dangerous, too.  One part of the car that is arguably one […]

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A Trip Down Memory Lane: 10 Years of SpotHero

Ten years ago, SpotHero’s founders were living in Chicago racking up thousands of dollars in parking tickets. They loved to drive but hated to park. They figured they weren’t the only people struggling with chronic parking problems, so they decided to find a better solution – SpotHero. Fast forward a decade and SpotHero is the […]

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Parking Operators: Thank You for 10 Years!

Ten years ago, SpotHero’s founders were living in Chicago and racking up thousands of dollars in parking tickets. They knew there had to be a way to make parking easier. Thus, SpotHero was born. SpotHero originated as a blog documenting rising parking meter prices and expanded into tips and tricks for parking around Chicago. In July […]

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Pride Month at SpotHero: LGBTQ+ ERG Reflection

While working remotely is still widely the norm at SpotHero, the LGBTQ+ Employee Resource Group (ERG) managed to plan and host a series of virtual events this month, inviting the team to participate from home! We sat down with our newest Director of People and Culture, Andy Santos, to discuss his participation in SpotHero Employee Resource […]

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Hittin’ the Road: SpotHero’s Must-Haves for Your Next Road Trip

As travel becomes a greater possibility as cities’ COVID-19 guidelines loosen up, we’re sure you’re eager to get back out on the open road! Preparing for your next cross-country car trip? Maybe just a weekend getaway? Here’s a list of our road trip must-haves: Phone Charger No modern car is complete without a handy dandy […]

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SpotHero’s Customer Connect Day

At SpotHero, we support a collaborative work environment and encourage our colleagues to connect with departments outside of their own. To achieve this, we have company-wide Customer Connect Days twice a year, and we host one for new hires once a month. Employees sign up to shadow a member of our Customer Hero department for […]

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Airport Parking vs Ride Share: What's the better deal?

Airport Parking vs. Ride-Sharing: Which One is Right For You?

Heading to the airport? You have plenty of options to get there – public transit, driving, ridesharing, taking a shuttle – you name it. But which one should you choose? Got lots of luggage? Kids in tow? The most efficient and cost-effective option isn’t always what you think. And, you might be surprised about how […]

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Spring Cleaning: Car Care Tips for Spring

Spring has sprung! After a long, snowy, icy winter it’s finally time to clean off that road salt, spruce up your car, and protect it from wear and tear. Save money with these do-it-yourself tips to tidy up your car and leave it spotless! 1. Replace Your Windshield Wipers After a frosty winter, your wipers […]

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