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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 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 C16OP101868731 Furnish and Deliver 2,000 Feet of Flexible Power Cable. 6/28/2016
Construction C16FT101861173 Forest Glen Transportation Building - 98th Street Rail Shop Boiler Replacement Project. (REVISED) 6/30/2016
Services C16FT04436R Request for Proposals (RFP) for Curriculum Developer. (REVISED) 6/27/2016
Supplies B17OP01810 Various Padlocks and Associated Parts. 6/28/2016
Services B17OP00208 Furnish Repairs to Robinair Refrigerant Recovery & Recycling System. 7/5/2016
Services B16OP04451 Request for Proposals (RFP) for Qualified Firms to Provide Cellular Voice and Data Service Network for (3) years with Two One-Year Options. 7/11/2016
Services B16OP03436 Request for Proposals (RFP) for the Purchase of Electricity for the Exclusive Use by the Chicago Transit Authority. (REVISED) 6/29/2016
Services B16OP03353 Provide 4,000 Websense Web Monitoring Software License to Include Updates, Maintenance and Support for the CTA Internet Access. 6/27/2016
Services B16OP01595 Repair Part and Service to Various Portable and Stationary Emergency Generators Located at Various Locations. 7/7/2016
Services B16OP00897 Request for Proposals (RFP) for Leasing, Maintenance and Repair of High Performance Digital Copiers. 7/20/2016
Supplies B16OP00290 Bulk Rock Salt. 6/29/2016
Services B16OP00059 Request for Proposals (RFP) the Purchase of Diesel Fuel for Exclusive Use by the Chicago Transit Authority. 7/13/2016
Supplies B16OP00012 Railroad Ties. 7/12/2016
Services B15OP03339R Provide Various Pipe, Duct and Equipment Insulation Services. 7/6/2016




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