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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 C16FR101772606 Request for Proposals (RFP) for the Purchase of Up to Four (4) Self-Propelled, Multi-Function, Diesel-Engine Powered Snow Fighter Vehicles. (REVISED) 2/10/2017
Construction C16FT101914777 Request for Proposals (RFP) for 77th Bus Garage Bus Washers/High Speed Doors and Kedzie Bus Garage High Speed Doors. (REVISED) 2/13/2017
Services B16OP04458 Escalator, Passenger Elevator, Freight Elevator, Dumbwaiter and Wheelchair Lifts 3rd Party Inspections. 1/31/2017
Services C16OP101902142 Pick-Up, Transport and Disposal of Up to 11,200 Pieces of Used Creosote Lumber. (REVISED) 1/31/2017
Services B17OP01976 Web-Based Docket Management and Lawsuit Notification System. 1/30/2017
Supplies C17FT101957228 Furnish and Deliver Various Sizes of ETFE Insulated Cable for 3200 Series Rail Cars. 2/7/2017
Services B17OP03769 VMware Server Virtualization Software Licenses and Support. (REVISED) 1/31/2017
Services B16OP04363R2 Cleaning and Repair Service for Rail Car Pre-Filters. 1/31/2017
Supplies C17FT101957226 Furnish and Deliver 95,500 Feet of 2-16 AWG ETFE Insulated Cable for 3200 Series Rail Cars. 2/7/2017
Services C16FT101861760R Furnish and Deliver Up to (10) Diesel Powered Salt Spreader Trucks. 2/9/2017
Construction C17FT101958206 Forest Glen and West Shops Boiler Replacements. 3/3/2017




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