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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 B14OP00689 Furnish and Deliver Repair Parts for Co-Ray-Vac Gas Fired Radiant Heating Units. 3/6/2015
Supplies C15FR101601653 Purchase and Deliver Three (3) Portable AC/DC TIG Welders with Wireless Foot Pedal. 3/13/2015
Supplies C15FR101652320 Purchase and Deliver Twenty (20) Catalysts and Twenty (20) Diesel Particulate Filters. 3/13/2015
Supplies C15RT101630992 Purchase and Deliver Batten Trim for Interior Wall Panels for 3200 Series Rail Cars, F.O.B. Destination. 3/20/2015
Services C15FI101672758 Request for Proposals (RFP) for Design and Construction Services for the Engineering, Design, and Construction of the Congress Line Illinois Medical District Station Rehabilitation Project. 4/10/2015
Services C14FR101607000RR Furnish and Deliver One (1) Wet Horizontal Magnetic Particle Inspection Unit with Accessories. 3/24/2015
Services B14FR00907R Rental of Lift Equipment. 3/24/2015
Services B15OP04377 Inspection, Testing, Maintenance and Repair of Fire Alarm Systems. (REVISED) 3/16/2015
Services 103644 Sale of up to Two Hundred (200) Scrap Rail Cars. 3/9/2015
Services C14FI101554098 Request for Proposals (RFP) for Rapid Transit Cars. (REVISED) 5/29/2015
Services C15FT101622748 Furnish and Deliver Four (4) Different Types of Vehicles: Sedans; Sport Utility Vehicles (SUV); Pick-Up Trucks and Cargo Vans for use in the CTA's Non-Revenue Fleet. (REVISED) 3/19/2015
Services B15OP01947 Request for Proposals (RFP) for Professional Property Management Services for CTA Office Locations at 567 W. Lake Street, 120 N. Racine and the CTA Warehouse Facility Located at 901 West Division. (REVISED) 3/20/2015
Services B14OP00131 Sharpening Service for Cuttting Tools. 3/6/2015




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