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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.
E-mail notification

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 B14OP00755R Parts and Repairs for Various Air Compressors. 9/18/2014
Supplies B14OP03115 Furnish All Labor, Material, Tools & Equipment Required to Repair UHF 2-Way Mobile Radios & Interface Boxes for use in the CTA Bus Fleet. 9/12/2014
Supplies B14FR01501 Railroad Track Fastening Materials. 9/12/2014
Supplies B14OP03213 Various Toner Cartridges. 9/11/2014
Supplies C14FR101499335 Furnish and Deliver Twenty-Three (23) Surface Mounted Stainless Steel Bicycle Racks. 9/11/2014
Supplies B14OP04230 Atlas Copco Air Compressor Parts. 9/9/2014
Services B14FR03120 Inspection, evaluation, maintenance and repair of steel doors and door frames system wide for a period of up to 36 months from date of contract execution. 9/2/2014




See also: Small Business Program Opportunities

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