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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.

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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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Construction C17CT101945613 Linden Fire Suppression Restoration and Alarm Systems. (REVISED) 3/30/2017
Services B17OP01803 Request for Proposals (RFP) for a Third-Party Administrator for Claim Administration of Workers' Compensation, Short-Term Disability and FMLA Claims. 3/24/2017
Services B16OP00611R Furnish All Labor, Material, Tools, Equipment and Insurance to Perform Preventive Maintenance and Repairs as Required on Various HVAC Equipment Located at the Apparel Center. 3/16/2017
Services C16FT04436R2 Request for Proposals (RFP) for Curriculum Developer. 3/13/2017
Construction C16FT101914777 Request for Proposals (RFP) for 77th Bus Garage Bus Washers/High Speed Doors and Kedzie Bus Garage High Speed Doors. (REVISED) 3/13/2017
Services C17RT101981189 Furnish CISCO UCS Platform Servers and Components. 3/6/2017
Services C17FT101978452 Call for Artists for Blue Line O'Hare Branch Montrose Station - Public Art Project. 3/3/2017
Services B17OP00189 Request for Proposals (RFP) for Court Reporting Services for the CTA Law Department. (REVISED) 3/3/2017
Services C17FT101931833 Furnish and Deliver One (1) Diesel 10,000LB. Capacity, Four Wheel Drive, Sit Down Rider, Rough Terrain Telescopic Boom Material Handler Truck. 3/3/2017
Construction C17FT101958206 Forest Glen and West Shops Boiler Replacements. (REVISED) 3/3/2017
Services B16OP03340R1 Furnish All Labor and Equipment Required to Test, Inspect, Repair and Maintain CTA's Water-Based Fire Prevention Systems. 3/1/2017
Services B17OP00079 Furnish the Publication of Notices in an English Language Newspaper of General Circulation in the Chicago Metropolitan Area. (REVISED) 2/27/2017
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) 2/24/2017




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