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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 B17FT04489 Request for Proposals (RFP) for Property Management Services for Red and Purple Modernization Phase One in Chicago, Illinois. (REVISED) 7/13/2017
Services C17CT101945613R Linden Fire Suppression Restoration and Alarm Systems (REVISED) 7/12/2017
Services B17OP04501 Request for Information (RFI) Regarding Current Marketplace Claims and Offerings on Applying an Anti-Microbial Product to the Interior Surfaces of Rail Cars, Buses and Buildings. (REVISED) 7/6/2017
Services C17CT101971631R Purchase and Deliver One (1) Portable Coordinate Measurement Machine System (CMM). (REVISED) 6/30/2017
Services B17OP00192 Request for Proposals (RFP) for Independent Audit Services. 7/7/2017
Services C16FT04436R3 Request for Proposals (RFP) for Curriculum Developer. 7/19/2017
Services B17OP00219 Request for Proposals (RFP) to Provide Inspection, Servicing, Maintenance and Repair of Electric and Electric-Hydraulic Elevators. 7/20/2017
Services B17OP80668 Underground Storage Tank Service, Repair, Parts and Calibration. 7/10/2017
Services B17OP00912 Request for Proposals (RFP) for Actuarial Valuation Services for the Chicago Transit Authority's Workers' Compensation Liability. 7/21/2017
Services B17OP01150 Request for Proposals (RFP) for Professional Consulting Services to Administer the Chicago Transit Authority's Unemployment Compensation Program. 7/25/2017
Construction C17FT102011817 Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for Design-Build Services for the Red and Purple Modernization (RPM) Phase One Project. 9/14/2017
Construction C17FT101997508 Request for Proposals (RFP) for South Mainline Garfield Gateway Station Renovation. (REVISED) 7/19/2017
Construction C17FI101997490 Request for Proposals (RFP) for O'Hare Line - Belmont and Jefferson Park Stations Intermodal Improvements. (REVISED) 7/13/2017




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