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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 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 C14FT101561446R Furnish and Deliver One (1) 32’ Flatbed Trailer Equipped with Tandem Axles and Stake Sidings. (REVISED) 11/14/2014
Supplies B14FR04343 Crushed limestone screenings. (REVISED) 11/19/2014
Supplies B14OP00706 Rental and Laundry Service of Flame Resistant Work Clothing for use by Various CTA Employees. (Revised) 11/12/2014
Supplies C14RI101597157 10 rolls: Brazelt #15 SIL-FOS 250 ft. long (100 lbs) 11/20/2014
Supplies C14RI101372538 Furnish and deliver two hundred sixty-one (261), air comfort/HVAC units including capital spares, manuals and training. 12/11/2014
Services B15OP00209 Reconditioning of rapid transit car truck Timken bearing journal assemblies. 11/20/2014
Services C14RT101569833 RFP to furnish, Install and make fully operational, a complete vehicle fuel and consumable products management system (BFMS) for public transit buses owned and operated by the CTA. (REVISED) 11/24/2014
Services C14OP04357 RFP for a Precision Rapid Transit Railcar Positioning System at CTA Passenger Station Platforms.(REVISED) 12/2/2014
Services B14OP04347 Request for Proposals (RFP) for Temporary Staffing Services (REVISED) 11/7/2014
Services B14OP80668 Underground storage tank service, repair, parts and calibration. (REVISED) 11/14/2014
Services B14OP00562 Provide Repair Parts for and Service to “Spacesaver” Moveable Aisle Storage Units located at Various Locations. 11/5/2014
Services C14FI101554098 Request for Proposals (RFP) for Rapid Transit Cars. 5/29/2015
Services B14OP03550 Ultrasonic Running Rail Testing Service. 11/14/2014
Services B15OP00632 Printing Prepress Services. 11/14/2014
Services B14OP00636 Repairing, Rebuilding, and Maintaining Various Boilers. 11/17/2014
Services B14OP00579 Steam boiler valve repairs. 11/20/2014
Services B14OP00658 Preventive maintenance, repairs and parts for various material handling equipment. 11/26/2014




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