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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 C15OP101687910 Furnish Materials and Labor for the Rental, Installation and Removal of the Scaffolding at Two (2) Locations within the CTA's Rail Facility at 100 West Randolph Street. 5/15/2015
Supplies C15FT101685726 Purchase Five (5) Multi-Functional Ballast Regulator Track Maintenance Machines. 6/23/2015
Supplies C15FR101601653R Purchase and Deliver Three (3) Portable AC/DC TIG Welders with Wireless Foot Pedal, F.O.B. Destination. 4/30/2015
Construction C15FI101672999 Request for Proposals (RFP) for Ravenswood Loop-Connector Signal Upgrade Project. (REVISED) 5/22/2015
Services C14FI101554098 Request for Proposals (RFP) for Rapid Transit Cars. (REVISED) 7/28/2015
Services B15RG04393 IFB for Lease of CTA Property Located Along the West Side of Chicago Avenue between Keeney Street and Madison Street, Evanston, IL. 5/1/2015
Services B15RG04392 IFB for Lease of CTA Property Located West of the CTA Right of Way Between University Place and Elgin Road, Evanston, IL. 5/1/2015
Services B15FR03454 Filter Change-Out Service at Various Facilities throughout the CTA. 5/21/2015
Services B14RG04330RR Sale of CTA Property at 1044 West Newport, Chicago, Illinois. 5/8/2015




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