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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 are advertised in the classified section of the Chicago Sun-Times.
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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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Services C16FT101701191 RFP for "A Definite Delivery Contract for all Labor and Material for a Complete "Turnkey" Overhaul for Two Hundred Eight (208), 4000 Series New Flyer Low Floor, Articulated Chassis 60 Ft. Buses". 10/14/2016
Services B16OP01893 Request for Proposals (RFP) to Provide Express Package Delivery Service Including Local, National and International Destinations. 10/19/2016
Services B16OP00897R Request for Proposals (RFP) for Leasing, Maintenance and Repair of High Performance Digital Copiers. REVISED 10/5/2016
Services B16OP00134 Rapid Transit Rail Car Extermination and Control Services. 10/31/2016
Supplies C16FT101772611R Purchase of Two (2) Heat Induction Machines. (REVISED) 10/6/2016
Services B15OP03339R2 Provide Various Pipe, Duct and Equipment Insulation Services. 10/3/2016
Services B16OP04408 Provide a Leasing and Maintenance Service for a Parts Cleaning System. 10/13/2016
Services B16OP01521 Letters of Interest & Qualifications (LIQ) for Financial Advisory Services. 10/14/2016
Services B16OP00102 Furnish and Install Various Types of Glass. 10/12/2016
Services B16OP03998 Furnish All Labor, Material, Tools, Equipment and Insurance to Test, Inspect, Repair and Maintain CTA's Clean Agent, Fire Prevention System at Various Locations. 10/14/2016
Construction C16FT101861173R Forest Glen Transportation Building - 98th Street Rail Shop Boiler Replacement Project. 10/20/2016
Services B16OP00064 Extermination Service for CTA Locations System Wide. (REVISED) 10/12/2016
Construction C16FR101882401 East Lake, Milwaukee and Illinois Substations Upgrade. (REVISED) 10/27/2016
Services B16OP04363 Cleaning and Repair Service for Rail Car Pre-Filters. 10/25/2016
Services B16OP04362 An Indefinite-Quantity Contract to Provide Equipment Maintenance Repair and Service to Apollo Brand Camera Video Recording Systems and Associated Equipment. (REVISED) 10/5/2016




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