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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.
E-mail notification

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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Category Solicitation Number Title  Due Date
Supplies B16FR03569 Various Plumbing Supplies. 6/2/2016
Supplies B16OP03987 Sign Making Supplies. 6/7/2016
Services B16OP03436 Request for Proposals (RFP) for the Purchase of Electricity for the Exclusive Use by the Chicago Transit Authority. 6/28/2016
Services C16CT101826499 Request for Proposals (RFP) for Professional Consultant Services Red and Purple Modernization Transit-Oriented Development Plan. (REVISED) 6/17/2016
Services C16CT101791384 Request for Proposals (RFP) for General Mid-Level Construction Services Job Order Contracting (MID-CON). 6/9/2016
Services C16FI101785488 Letters of Interest & Qualifications (LIQ) for Professional Environmental Engineering Services. (REVISED) 6/2/2016




See also: Small Business Program Opportunities

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