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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 C17FT101878289 Request for Proposals (RFP) for Manufacture and Delivery of up to (45) Low Floor, (40) Foot, All-Electric Transit Buses and the Design-Build and Installation of up to (13) En-Route Charging Stations and Associated Spare Parts. 1/31/2018
Supplies C17CT102065526 Furnish and Deliver One (1) Extended Cab, Custom Built Self-Propelled, Hydraulically Operated Spike Puller Machine with Hair Pin Attachment, Including, but not Limited to, Curved and Tangent Tracks. 11/29/2017
Services B17RG04521 Request for Proposals (RFP) for Ground Lease of Surplus Property for Transit Oriented Development at 2525 North Kedzie Boulevard. 11/28/2017
Services B17OP03370 Request for Proposal (RFP) for Travel Management Services. 11/6/2017
Services B17OP00343 Furnish Hot Mix Asphalt and Paving Services. 11/3/2017
Services B17OP00907 Rental of Lift Equipment. 11/2/2017
Services B17OP03299 Provide All Labor, Material, Tools, Equipment and Insurance to Perform Semi-Annual Maintenance & OSHA Inspections on Various Cranes Throughout the CTA Facilities. 11/1/2017
Services B18OP01907R Autodesk Subscription Program Enrollment for Various AutoCAD Engineering Software Programs. (REVISED) 10/31/2017
Services B17RT04519 Request for Proposals (RFP) for Implementation, Hosting and Maintenance of a Web-Based Learning Management System. 10/30/2017
Services B17OP01304 On Site Servicing of Parts Washer Tanks. 10/30/2017
Services B17OP03748 License and Support for Google Maps Application Programming Interface (API) Used for CTA Bus Tracker. 10/30/2017
Services B17FT04496 Request for Proposal (RFP) for Public Outreach Services for Phase One of the CTA's Red and Purple Modernization Project. 10/27/2017
Supplies B16OP01851R3 Tee Rail and Joint Bars. (REVISED) 10/27/2017
Services B17OP04121R Request for Proposal to Provide Inspection, Repair, Furnishing and/or Replacement of Overhead Doors. (REVISED) 10/25/2017
Services C16OP101956622R Design, Furnish and Deliver Materials, Equipment, Tools and Incidentals for Performing All Operations Necessary to Successfully Test Optical Linear Heat Detection (OHLD) System and Analyze Data. 10/25/2017
Supplies B18OP00020 Contact Rail Components. 10/23/2017
Services B17OP04342 Furnish and Deliver Granite Ballast. 10/20/2017




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