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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.
E-mail notification

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 C15RT101742213 Furnish, Install and Make Completely Operational, New Rocket Technology Components and Parts for Various Brands of Camera Systems. (REVISED) 12/16/2015
Services C15FT101740422 Rubber Flooring. (REVISED) 12/8/2015
Services C15CT101741569 Furnish and Deliver Special Trackwork Assemblies. 12/18/2015
Services B15RG04392R IFB for Lease of CTA Property Located West of the CTA Right of Way Between University Place and Elgin Road, Evanston, Illinois. 12/18/2015
Services B15OP04221 Furnish and Install Office Furniture, Components and Parts. 12/9/2015
Services B15OP01525 Letters of Interest & Qualification (LIQ) for Bond Underwriting Services. 12/2/2015
Services B15FT04416 Request for Proposals (RFP) for Oracle R12 Upgrade. (REVISED) 12/11/2015




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