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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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Category Solicitation Number Title  Due Date
Supplies B14OP00374 Stanley Security Solutions Security Products. 5/8/2014
Services B14OP00260R Specialized service to furnish copies of sensitive legal and medical records, in addition to serving subpoenas as necessary to acquire record copies for use in conjunction with claims/litigation for a period of up to 36 months. 5/14/2014
Services B13RG04330 Sale of CTA Property at 1044 West Newport, Chicago, Illinois. 4/30/2014
Services C14FR101490374 Request for Proposals (RFP) for Sourcing and Delivery of Parts required to Perform In-House Overhauls on (257) 3200 Series Railcars. 6/24/2014
Supplies C14FT101408085 Purchase of One (1) Metal Shed. 5/2/2014
Services C13FT101492368 Provide Construction Services to Upgrade the 77th Bus Garage Fuel System and Site. 5/7/2014
Supplies B14OP03595R Graco, Inc. Replacement and Repair Parts. 5/5/2014
Supplies C14RT101525898 Furnish and Deliver (12) Lift Tables. 5/8/2014
Supplies C14FT101518185 Aluminum cladding of 85 lb. base rail. 4/25/2014




See also: Small Business Program Opportunities

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