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Bid Information is presented in three categories: Supplies, Construction and Services. If you know the type of bid solicitation you are searching, choose that category and click Search.

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  • Each solicitation available for download will include all forms required to submit a complete bid to the CTA, including DBE forms.
  • All contracting opportunities for the Chicago Transit Authority are advertised in the classified section of the Chicago Sun-Times.
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CTA is notifying registered vendors of new publicly advertised contracting opportunities via e-mail. The email notifications will be sent to CTA registered vendors by commodity. For vendor registration and other information please visit the CTA Vendor Registration and DBE Certification Web site at

All vendors are encouraged to update their business contact information including their email addresses and list of commodities as all notifications will be sent electronically by e-mail. If you have questions regarding vendor registration, please contact CTA Vendor Management at For questions about bid notifications, please contact the CTA Bid Office at (312) 681-2050.

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Services C17FT101878289 Request for Proposals (RFP) for Manufacture and Delivery of up to (45) Low Floor, (40) Foot, All-Electric Transit Buses and the Design-Build and Installation of up to (13) En-Route Charging Stations and Associated Spare Parts. (REVISED) 3/21/2018
Construction C18FT102092428 Request for Proposals (RFP) for Dearborn Subway Renovations - Grand, Chicago and Division Stations. (REVISED) 5/1/2018
Services C16OP101956622R2 Design, Furnish and Deliver Materials, Equipment, Tools and Incidentals for Performing All Operations Necessary to Successfully Test Optical Linear Heat Detection (OLHD) System and Analyze Data. 3/22/2018
Services C17OP102003367R Cumberland Park-N-Ride Concrete Repair Job (Inbound and Outbound). (REVISED) 3/22/2018
Services B17OP01009 Request for Proposals (RFP) for Security Guard Services to Protect CTA Customers, Personnel and Facilities. 4/4/2018
Services B18FT04536 Request for Proposals (RFP) for Workforce Development Consultants for the CTA's Red and Purple Modernization Project. 4/12/2018
Services B17OP03454 Filter Change-Out (or Cleaning) Service at Various Facilities Throughout CTA. (REVISED) 3/26/2018
Services B17OP04105 Provide Inspection, Evaluation, Maintenance and Repair of Various Types of Roofs. 3/30/2018
Services B17OP03638R2 Maintenance and Technical Support for 750 User Licenses of Adobe Software. 3/28/2018
Services B17OP04526 Provide Cleaning Services for the Vacuum Pressure Impregnation (V.P.I.) System. 3/30/2018




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