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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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Supplies C17CT102065526 Furnish and Deliver One (1) Extended Cab, Custom Built Self-Propelled, Hydraulically Operated Spike Puller Machine with Hair Pin Attachment, Including, but not Limited to, Curved and Tangent Tracks. (REVISED) 2/7/2018
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) 2/14/2018
Construction C17FT101995845R Request for Proposals (RFP) for O'Hare Line - Jefferson Park to O'Hare Signal Upgrades and Special Trackwork. (REVISED) 1/24/2018
Services B17OP03759 Request for Proposal (RFP) to Furnish the PickUp, Processing and Deposit of CTA's Bulk Currency. (REVISED) 1/26/2018
Supplies B17OP00947 Furnish and Deliver Pre-Fabricated Bus Route Signs and Reflective Sheeting. (REVISED) 1/31/2018
Supplies C17OP102046678 Furnish and Deliver Stationary Batteries and Battery Rack Systems for Substations and Subways. (REVISED) 1/25/2018
Services B17OP04408R To Provide a Leasing and Maintenance Service for a Parts Cleaning System. (REVISED) 1/30/2018
Services B17OP00658 Preventative Maintenance, Repairs and Parts for Material Handling/Cleaning Equipment. 2/2/2018
Construction C17CT101945613R3 Linden Water Main, Fire Suppression and Fire Alarm System Improvements. 3/1/2018




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