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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.

Note that:

  • 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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Construction C17FT101995845 Request for Proposals (RFP) for O'Hare Line - Jefferson Park to O'Hare Signal Upgrades and Special Trackwork. (REVISED) 5/16/2017
Services C17CT101971631 Furnish and Deliver One (1) Portable Coordinate Measurement Machine System (CMM). (REVISED) 4/28/2017
Construction C17FT101957232 RPM Phase One/Broadway Substation Upgrade. 5/5/2017
Services C16OP101956622 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. (REVISED) 5/4/2017
Services B17OP01829 Provide Calibration Services on Tools and Instruments Used to Repair and Maintain Rapid Transit Cars. 4/27/2017
Services B17OP01784 Provide Rental and Maintenance for Wide Format Digital Printing and Scanning Equipment. (REVISED) 5/2/2017
Construction C17RT101967102 Storefront Entrance System Replacement Project: Loop Line - Clark/Lake Station. 5/16/2017
Services B16OP80046R Clean-Up, Handling, Removal, Tranport and Disposal of Hazardous and Non-Hazardous Waste. 5/8/2017
Services B17OP03599R Request for Proposals (RFP) for Energy Management and Advisory Services. 5/18/2017




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