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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 C15RT101702567 Furnish and Install Computer to Plate System. 8/17/2015
Services C15OP101731893 Request for Information (RFI) for a Wayside Energy Storage System "WESS" in the CTA's Rapid Transit System. 9/4/2015
Supplies C15FT101704683 Three (3) Diesel Powered Ride-On Floor Sweeper/Scrubbers. 8/10/2015
Services C15FT101700473 Furnish and Install Six (6) New Gas Fired, Stainless Steel, Condensing, Low Pressure Hot Water and Steam Boilers. 8/18/2015
Services C15FT101569833 Furnish, Install and Make Fully Operational, a Complete Vehicle Fuel and Consumable Products Management System. (REVISED) 8/4/2015
Construction C15FI101649246 Request for Proposals (RFP) for Professional Design and Construction Services for the Engineering, Design and Construction of the 95th Terminal Improvement Project. (REVISED) 8/18/2015
Services B15OP80232 Furnish and Deliver Various Vitreous Porcelain Enamel Signs. 8/3/2015
Services B15OP03759 Request for Proposals for Furnish the Pickup, Processing and Deposit of CTA's Bulk Currency. (REVISED) 8/10/2015
Services B15OP03166 Request for Proposals (RFP) for Treasury Management Services Including Receipt & Payment Solutions and Fraud Prevention. 8/10/2015
Services B15OP01982 Request for Proposals (RFP) for Background Investigative Services. (REVISED) 8/12/2015
Supplies B15OP00939 Inventory Management Ticket Forms. 8/13/2015
Services B15FR80344R Escalator Handrail and Field Splicing. 8/3/2015
Services B14FR00799 Environmental consulting, sampling, testing and repair service. (REVISED) 8/7/2015




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