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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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Services C14FI101554098 Request for Proposals (RFP) for Rapid Transit Cars. (REVISED) 5/29/2015
Supplies C15RT101631000 Furnish and Deliver Two Hundred Sixty One (261), LED Run Number Sign Kits for 3200 Series Rail Cars, F.O.B. Destination. (REVISED) 2/19/2015
Supplies C15OP101614665 Furnish and Deliver 11,000 Track Screw Pikes. 2/12/2015
Services B14OP04370 Request for Proposals (RFP) for Various Professional Services Categories Including Organization and Management Consulting, Internal Audit, Financial Consulting, Data Analytics, (REVISED) 2/6/2015
Supplies C15RT101560215 Furnish and Deliver Various Components and Parts Needed in the Hydraulic Power System Circuits on CTA's 3200 Series Rail Cars, F.O.B Destination. (REVISED) 2/4/2015
Supplies C15RT101643234 Furnish and Deliver Three Hundred (300) Gear Cases and Two Hundred Twenty-Five (225) Oil Pans. 2/2/2015
Construction C14FI101637828 Request for Proposals (RFP) for Your New Blue Five Station Renovations Project. (REVISED) 1/29/2015
Services B15OP00632R Printing Prepress Services, as required for a period of up to 24 months. 1/27/2015
Supplies C14FR101607000R Furnish and Deliver One (1) Wet Horizontal Magnetic Particle Inspection Unit with Accessories. 1/27/2015




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