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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 C14OP101554464R Purchase 1,562 Pin Rivets 9/22/2014
Supplies B14FR00012 Yellow Pine and Red Oak Ties as required for a period of up to 36 months from date of contract execution. 10/1/2014
Supplies B14FT03573 Furnish and Deliver Repair and Replacement Parts, tools and accessories for Kenwood Mobile and Portable Radio Communication Equipment, to be released as required for a period of up to 36 months form date of contract execution. 10/1/2014
Supplies C14FR101566750 Furnish and Install a Paper Cutter Machine. 10/2/2014
Supplies C14FR101589535 Furnish and deliver forty (40) coupling sleeve motor ends and one hundred ten (110) gear hub motor ends 10/8/2014
Supplies B14OP01313 New replacement window/wall insert air conditioning units to be released as required for a period of thirty-six (36) months from date of contract execution. 10/9/2014
Supplies B14OP03779 Furnish & deliver printing supplies as required for a period of 12 months from date of contract execution. 10/9/2014
Supplies C14FT101561446 Furnish and deliver one (1) 32’ flatbed trailer equipped with tandem axles and stake sidings. 9/26/2014
Supplies B14OP00706 Rental and laundry service of flame resistant work clothing for use by various CTA employees. 10/28/2014
Services B14OP03678 STERTIL-KONI and STERTIL-ALM Mobile Bus Lift Repairs. 9/23/2014
Services B14FR03370 Request for Proposals (RFP) for Travel Management Services. 10/3/2014
Services C14OP101586190 Testing & servicing (as needed) of up to eight hundred and eighty (880) used KONI Brand dampers from CTA’s rapid transit railcars. 10/10/2014




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