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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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Supplies C16OP101920993 Furnish and Deliver Stationary Batteries and Battery Rack Systems for Substations and Subways. 11/8/2016
Supplies C16FT101915755 Purchase of Rail Car Switch Assemblies with Brackets. 11/2/2016
Services C16FT101910764 Furnish and Deliver Stainless Steel Safety Spring Assembly Complete with Hook-Eyes and Hooks. (REVISED) 11/3/2016
Services C16FT101891562 Furnish and Deliver Five (5) Gasoline Powered Vans with Telescopic Insulated Aerial Personnel Lifts. 10/31/2016
Services C16FT101855459 Furnish and Deliver One (1) 750 CFM Portable Air Compressor with a Trailer. 10/31/2016
Services C16FT101701191 RFP for "A Definite Delivery Contract for all Labor and Material for a Complete "Turnkey" Overhaul for Two Hundred Eight (208), 4000 Series New Flyer Low Floor, Articulated Chassis 60 Ft. Buses". (REVISED) 10/28/2016
Construction C16FR101882401 East Lake, Milwaukee and Illinois Substations Upgrade. (REVISED) 11/17/2016
Services B16OP04408 Provide a Leasing and Maintenance Service for a Parts Cleaning System. (REVISED) 10/28/2016
Services B16OP04363 Cleaning and Repair Service for Rail Car Pre-Filters. 10/25/2016
Services B16OP04135 Furnish and Deliver MCA Treated Southern Yellow Pine. 10/27/2016
Services B16OP03998 Furnish All Labor, Material, Tools, Equipment and Insurance to Test, Inspect, Repair and Maintain CTA's Clean Agent, Fire Prevention System at Various Locations. (REVISED) 10/28/2016
Services B16OP00962 Request for Proposals (RFP) for the Purchase of Natural Gas for Exclusive Use by the Chicago Transit Authority. 11/8/2016
Supplies B16OP00168 Printing of CTA Route Maps. 11/10/2016
Services B16OP00134 Rapid Transit Rail Car Extermination and Control Services. (REVISED) 10/31/2016
Services B15OP03339R3 Provide Various Pipe, Duct and Equipment Insulation Services. 11/1/2016




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