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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 will now be advertised in the classified section of the Chicago Sun-Times.
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CTA is now notifying registered vendors of new publicly advertised contracting opportunities via e-mail. The e-mail 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 E-mail 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 C14RI101372538 Furnish and Deliver Two Hundred Sixty-One (261), Air Comfort/HVAC Units including Capital Spares, Manuals and Training. (REVISED) 12/11/2014
Supplies C14FR101607000 Furnish and Deliver One (1) Wet Horizontal Magnetic Particle Inspection Unit with Accessories. 12/4/2014
Supplies B14FR01501R Railroad Track Fastening Materials. 12/4/2014
Supplies B14FR00012R Yellow Pine and Red Oak Ties. 12/15/2014
Supplies B14FR04343 Crushed Limestone Screenings. (REVISED) 12/3/2014
Services C14FI101554098 Request for Proposals (RFP) for Rapid Transit Cars. (REVISED) 5/29/2015
Services B14OP03550 Ultrasonic Running Rail Testing Service. (REVISED) 12/3/2014
Services B14OP00636 Repairing, Rebuilding, and Maintaining Various Boilers. (REVISED) 12/1/2014
Services C14OP04357 RFP for a Precision Rapid Transit Railcar Positioning System at CTA Passenger Station Platforms.(REVISED) 12/19/2014
Services B14OP03573R Furnish and Deliver Repair and Replacement Parts, Tools and Accessories for Kenwood Mobile and Portable Radio Communication Equipment. 12/15/2014
Services B14OP00562R Provide Repair Parts for and Service to "Spacesaver" Moveable Aisle Storage Units Located at Various Locations. 12/9/2014
Services B14OP00134 Provide Rapid Transit Rail Car Insect Extermination and Control Services. 12/16/2014
Services B14OP01992 Annual Inspection, Service and Parts for all LPI Scissor Lifts. 12/16/2014
Services C14FR101615380 Furnish, Deliver and Install a Waterjet Cutting System. 12/16/2014




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