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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.
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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
Construction C14FI101637828 Request for Proposals (RFP) for Your New Blue Five Station Renovations Project.. 1/21/2015
Services B14OP04370 Request for Proposals (RFP) for Various Professional Services Categories Including Organization and Management Consulting, Internal Audit, Financial Consulting, Data Analytics, (REVISED) 1/16/2015
Services B14FI04346R Request for Proposals (RFP) Consulting Services to Monitor and Report on DBE Labor and Workforce Diversity Levels for Various Construction Projects. 1/9/2015
Services B14OP00706R Rental and Laundry Service of Flame Resistant Work Clothing for use by Various CTA Employees. (REVISED) 1/8/2015
Services B15OP00168 Printing of CTA Route Maps. 1/6/2015
Supplies C14FT101619932 Furnish and Deliver 5,000 Rail Fastener Base Plates. 1/5/2015
Supplies C14FR101607003 Furnish and Deliver One Forklift Truck; Electric, Sit Down, 10,000 lb. Capacity with Three Ton Telescoping Boom Attachment. 1/5/2015
Services B14OP03115R Furnish All Labor, Material, Tools & Equipment Required to Repair UHF 2-Way Mobile Radios & Interface Boxes. 12/31/2014
Services B14OP00393R ZF Ecomat Transmission Remanufacture/Rebuild. 12/31/2014
Services B14FR00907 Rental of Lift Equipment. 12/30/2014
Services 103642 Sale of up to Two Hundred Twenty (220) Scrap Buses. 12/30/2014
Services 103643 Sale of up to Thirty-Three (33) Scrap Rail Cars. (Revised) 12/30/2014
Services B14OP01895 Service and Material for Hoekstra Building Automation System at 74th Garage. (REVISED) 12/30/2014
Services C14CT101577078 Notice of Prequalification for General Contractors for Roof Replacements at Harlem and DesPlaines Rail Shops. (REVISED) 12/29/2014




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