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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 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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Category Solicitation Number Title  Due Date
Services B15RG04387 Sale of CTA Property at 938 West Belmont. 5/29/2015
Services B16OP00219 Request for Proposals (RFP) to Provide Inspection, Servicing, Maintenance and Repair of Electric and Electric-Hydraulic Elevators for a period of up to three years with two one year options. 6/8/2015
Construction C15FI101672999 Request for Proposals (RFP) for Ravenswood Loop-Connector Signal Upgrade Project. (REVISED) 7/1/2015
Services C14FI101554098 Request for Proposals (RFP) for Rapid Transit Cars. (REVISED) 7/28/2015
Construction C15FI101649246 Request for Proposals (RFP) for Professional Design and Construction Services for the Engineering, Design and Construction of the 95th Terminal Improvement Project. 7/24/2015
Supplies C15FT101703564 Purchase Two Diesel-Powered, All-Wheel Drive Bus Tugs. 6/5/2015
Supplies C15FT101685726 Purchase Five (5) Multi-Functional Ballast Regulator Track Maintenance Machines. 6/23/2015
Services B15RG04403 IFB for Sale of CTA Floor to Area Ratio (FAR) Rights at 152 West Illinois Street, Chicago, Illinois. 6/19/2015
Services B15RG04392 IFB for Lease of CTA Property Located West of the CTA Right of Way Between University Place and Elgin Road, Evanston, IL. (REVISED) 6/5/2015
Supplies C15RI101675925R Furnish and Deliver Miscellaneous Camera Parts used on CTA's 2600 and 3200 Series Rail Cars. 6/2/2015
Services C15RT101691009 Furnish & Deliver One New Replacement 50-Ton Air Cooled Condensing Unit to 77th Street Transportation Building & One New Replacement 30-Ton Air Cooled Scroll Chiller Unit to Rosemont Facility Building. 6/11/2015
Services B15FR03454 Filter Change-Out Service at Various Facilities throughout the CTA. (REVISED) 5/29/2015
Services B15FR80344 Escalator Handrail and Field Splicing. 6/1/2015
Construction C15FT101706074 Construction Services for 77th Bus Garage Inspection Pits 10 through 15 Pit Replacements. (REVISED) 6/17/2015
Services B15OP00135 Bus Lease MileageTires with Related Tire Services. 6/18/2015




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