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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 B14OP00393 ZF Ecomat transmission remanufacture/rebuild. 10/22/2014
Services B14OP80668 Underground storage tank service, repair, parts and calibration. 10/28/2014
Services B14OP03550 Ultrasonic Running Rail Testing Service. 11/14/2014
Services C14OP101586190 Testing & servicing (as needed) of up to eight hundred and eighty (880) used KONI Brand dampers from CTA’s rapid transit railcars. (REVISED) 10/27/2014
Services C14OP04357 RFP for a Precision Rapid Transit Railcar Positioning System at CTA Passenger Station Platforms.(REVISED) 12/2/2014
Services B14OP04347 Request for Proposals (RFP) for Temporary Staffing Services 11/7/2014
Services C14FI101554098 Request for Proposals (RFP) for Rapid Transit Cars. 5/29/2015
Supplies B14FR00894 Rental of various mobile cranes with crew. 10/28/2014
Supplies B14OP00706 Rental and Laundry Service of Flame Resistant Work Clothing for use by Various CTA Employees. (Revised) 11/12/2014
Services B14OP00562 Provide Repair Parts for and Service to “Spacesaver” Moveable Aisle Storage Units located at Various Locations. 11/5/2014
Supplies B14FR04342 Granite ballast. 10/29/2014
Services C14RT101569833 Furnish, Install and make fully operational, a complete vehicle fuel and consumable products management system (BFMS) for public transit buses owned and operated by the CTA. 11/3/2014
Supplies B14FR04122 Furnish and deliver tactile floor tiles. 10/22/2014
Supplies C14FT101561446R Furnish and deliver one (1) 32’ flatbed trailer equipped with tandem axles and stake sidings. 10/29/2014
Supplies B14FR04343 Crushed limestone screenings. 11/5/2014




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