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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 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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Construction C16FI101819435 Request for Proposals (RFP) for Congress Line - Illinois Medical District (IMD) Station Rehabilitation Project. (REVISED) 5/17/2016
Supplies C16FT101834005 Scrubber: Battery Powered, On-Board Charger, Walk Behind, 32" Floor. 5/17/2016
Services B16OP00138 Provide Labor, Materials, Tools and Equipment to Refurbish Alstom 5G & 5H Electric Switch Machines. 5/16/2016
Services B16RG03794 IFB for Sale of CTA Property Located at 2740-44 North Wilton Avenue, Chicago, IL. 5/13/2016
Services B16RG04275 IFB for Sale of CTA Property Located at 944 West Barry Avenue, Chicago, Illinois. 5/13/2016
Services B16RG04276 IFB for Sale of CTA Property Located at 936 West Barry Avenue, Chicago, Illinois. 5/13/2016
Services B15OP03339 Provide Various Pipe, Duct and Equipment Insulation Services. 5/11/2016
Services C16FT04436 Request for Proposals (RFP) for Curriculum Developer. 5/10/2016
Construction C16CT101813349 TIF Quincy Loop Station Upgrade. (REVISED) 5/5/2016
Services B15OP01976R Web-Based Docket Management and Lawsuit Notification System. (REVISED) 5/5/2016
Services B15FT00042 Digital Printing Services. 5/4/2016
Services B16FT04105 Provide Inspection, Evaluation, Maintenance, Repair and Insurance of Various Types of Roofs. (REVISED) 5/3/2016
Services B15FR04418R Provide Labor, Supervision, Materials and Power Equipment Necessary for the Cleaning of Sewers, Catch Basins, and Drains of CTA's Subway Vent Shaft, Louvers and Emergency Subway Exits. 5/2/2016
Services B15OP00374 Furnish and Deliver Stanley Security Solutions Security Products. 5/2/2016
Services B15OP00716 Provide Labor, Supervision, Materials and Power Equipment Necessary for the Cleaning of Sewers, Catch Basins, Oil Separators and Degreasing and Sludge Pits at CTA's Properties. 5/2/2016
Services B16FR04102 Furnish and Deliver Rail Bound Manganese (RBM) Frogs and Switch Points. (REVISED) 5/2/2016




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