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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 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 C16FR101772606 Request for Proposals (RFP) for the Purchase of Up to Four (4) Self-Propelled, Multi-Function, Diesel-Engine Powered Snow Fighter Vehicles. (REVISED) 1/6/2017
Construction C16FT101914777 Request for Proposals (RFP) for 77th Bus Garage Bus Washers/High Speed Doors and Kedzie Bus Garage High Speed Doors. 12/28/2016
Services B17OP01907 Autodesk Subscription Program Enrollment for Various AutoCAD Engineering Software Programs. 12/12/2016
Services C16FT101772611R2 Purchase of Two (2) Complete Heat Induction Systems. (REVISED) 12/9/2016
Services C16RT101883671 Furnish and Deliver Four (4) Battery Powered Walk Behind 30" Floor Scrubbers with Battery Chargers, F.O.B. Destination. 12/9/2016
Construction C16FR101882401 East Lake, Milwaukee and Illinois Substations Upgrade. (REVISED) 12/8/2016
Services C16FT101913833 Furnish and Deliver Three (3) Riveting Machines, F.O.B. Destination. 12/8/2016
Services B16OP03340 Furnish All Labor and Equipment Required to Test, Inspect, Repair & Maintain CTA's Water-Based Fire Prevention Systems at Various Locations System-Wide. 12/7/2016




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