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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.
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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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Category Solicitation Number Title  Due Date
Construction C17FT102011817 Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for Design-Build Services for the Red and Purple Modernization (RPM) Phase One Project. (REVISED) 9/14/2017
Services B17OP04195 Request for Proposals (RFP) to Provide Professional Medical Services. 8/15/2017
Services B17OP00219 Request for Proposals (RFP) to Provide Inspection, Servicing, Maintenance and Repair of Electric and Electric-Hydraulic Elevators. (REVISED) 7/27/2017
Services B17OP01150 Request for Proposals (RFP) for Professional Consulting Services to Administer the Chicago Transit Authority's Unemployment Compensation Program. (REVISED) 8/1/2017
Services C17FR102040178 Request for Proposals (RFP) for Disparity Study for CTA's Federal and Non-Federal Spend. 8/18/2017
Services B17OP01829R Provide Calibration Services on Tools and Instruments Used to Repair and Maintain Rapid Transit Cars. 7/28/2017
Services B17OP00419 Pipefitting, Plumbing and Sewer Work. 7/31/2017
Services B17OP00552R Furnish Labor, Materials, Tools, Equipment and Related Items Necessary to Complete Concrete Work at Various Locations Within the Chicago Metropolitan Area. 7/26/2017
Services B17OP04491 Furnish Labor, Materials, Tools, Equipment and Related Items Necessary to Complete Concrete Work at Bus Turnarounds. 8/11/2017
Services C17FT102026752 Furnish and Install Memory Modules for IBM p750 Enterprise Servers. 7/26/2017




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