The HotSpot Parking, Transit and Taxi mobile app allows users to pay for parking, transit, and taxi all from your mobile device! This provides you with a relaxed, care-free travel experience while visiting local shopping and tourist areas.

Your first 30 minutes of parking or first transit ticket is on us.

With HotSpot Parking, you can:

• Pay for and top-up your parking sessions from your phone.
• Refund unused parking sessions back to your HotSpot Wallet.
• Receive alerts 15 minutes prior to your session expiring and when your session has expired.
• Pay for parking tickets by simply taking a picture of your ticket and paying it through the HotSpot app.
• Get free or subsidized parking through merchant validation at HotSpot businesses.
• Use our real-time parking maps to find available parking.
• Purchase permits and manage your vehicles in the HotSpot app or online dashboard.
• With our user-friendly NFC tap system, pay through the HotSpot app by tapping your mobile phone at the gate.
• Manage multiple parkers under a corporate fleet account.

With HotSpot Transit, you can:
*Available in select cities
• Purchase digital transit tickets.
• Purchase monthly student, adult, and senior passes.
• Display your valid digital pass on your mobile phone when boarding the bus.
• View live transit maps to track bus locations.
• Use our Trip Planner to identify what bus to take and where the stops are.

With HotSpot Taxi, you can:
*Available in select cities
• Book a taxi.
• Receive dispatch notifications, such as estimated time for taxi to arrive and when the taxi has arrived.
• Pay your taxi driver through the app.
• Rate your driver to help us improve.

Savings and Community Donations:
• All valid CAA members in Canada receive great HotSpot membership savings. Members receive the Annual Plan for only $18/year.
• CAA Atlantic Canada offers a FREE annual HotSpot membership to their Premier package.
• HotSpot has partnered with United Way to give members the opportunity to give back to their community. Donate from unfinished parking sessions to help your local United Way build stronger, more prosperous communities for all.

Customizable Interface:
• You can choose the view on your Home page to be either Parking or Transit.
• You can change the app’s theme colour.

We hope you enjoy these awesome features and appreciate your support!

Much Love,
The HotSpot Team

What’s New

Version 13.1.42

* Parking cost is now viewable prior to a session being started.
* A breakdown of a spot's rate has been added to the More Info section on the parking session screen.
* You can now manage your permits from the Manage Vehicles screen.
* If you attempt to park without the necessary funds, you can now add funds and park immediately without having to navigate any additional screens.
* Improved password validation to make it easier to see if your password has met the security conditions.
* You can change the app's theme from the Drawer Menu.
* Several UI and bug fixes.

Ratings and Reviews

4.6 out of 5
3.8K Ratings

3.8K Ratings

Mcpl 2870 ,

Best App Ever

Easy to set up and easier to use. Five stars for this one. Well done!

Developer Response ,

Thank you for the great review! :)

kyle1194 ,

Hotspot Parking

Junk appshould be able to just use your card without having a balance and signing up for a membership. Total rip off people visit from areas that have these meters and now have remaining money on a pointless app they only use once.

Developer Response ,


I apologize you feel this way. We use the wallet feature to limit the transactions on your credit card. If you can please email us at We can further assist you with any questions or concerns.

HotSpot Customer Support

Jonny27797755 ,

Awesome app

It’s really useful

Developer Response ,

Thank you for the 5-star review!!

App Privacy

The developer, HotSpot Parking Inc., indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer's privacy policy.

Data Linked to You

The following data may be collected and linked to your identity:

  • Location
  • Contact Info
  • Identifiers

Privacy practices may vary, for example, based on the features you use or your age. Learn More


  • Family Sharing

    Up to six family members will be able to use this app with Family Sharing enabled.

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