SpotHero COVID-19 Response

The health and safety of our customers, partners and team is our top priority. While SpotHero is open for business, we are closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation, working with our partners and taking action based on guidance from the CDC and local and federal officials.  Changes to our product: NEW Touchless parking: You can now […]

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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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Black Lives Matter at SpotHero

Immediately after nationwide protests began, our entire team came together to talk frankly, authentically, and sincerely about the senseless killing of George Floyd, as well as the more overarching issues of racism facing the Black community in our country. During this open forum, we began to try to comprehend the pain felt in the Black […]

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SpotHero’s Parking Ticket Rescue

**This blog post is from December 2016. Ticket payment from SpotHero is not longer available.** Know someone who got a parking ticket in the City of Chicago on December 14th? Is that someone you?  Just this once, SpotHero is covering your parking ticket! If you got a parking ticket on December 14th, submit it to […]

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SpotHero Announces Five Executive Leadership Additions

Today we’re thrilled to announce the expansion of our executive leadership team with new additions Jim Terpstra, Vice President of Corporate and Business Development; Eric Brooke, Vice President of Engineering; and Matt DiBari, Vice President of Product; as well as the promotions of Nate Phillips, a 20-year transportation industry veteran named Vice President, Enterprise Sales […]

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A Note on Service Fees

SpotHero is making several big technology investments to accelerate innovation and make parking easier than ever for our customers. In order to continue to offer the convenience and choice drivers have come to expect from SpotHero, this week we are introducing a modest service fee on a per-reservation basis. The service fee allows us to […]

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SpotHero & The Parking Spot Take Off to Improve the Travel Day

Labor Day brings Americans out of their cars and into the sky. The holiday week, which marks the end of summer for many, is expected to see over 17.5 million travelers at the nation’s airports. All of these travelers share a commonality: they all need to get to and from the airport. The travel day […]

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What the Future Needs From Parking

When I first told investors about our plan to bring parking online almost a decade ago, I was practically laughed out of the room. Parking was a brick-and-mortar business—period. But since then, a lot has changed.  Garage operators and owners who once did business almost entirely offline are now seeking more sophisticated ways to market […]

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