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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
Services B14FI04346 Request for Proposals (RFP) for Consulting Services to Monitor and Report on DBE Labor and Workforce Diversity Levels for Various Construction Projects. (REVISED) 7/30/2014
Supplies B14OP80431R Replacement Parts for Fiberglass Crossing Gate Arms. 8/1/2014
Supplies B14OP00209 Reconditioning of Rapid Transit Car Truck Timken Bearing Journal Assemblies. 8/11/2014
Supplies C14RT101519836 Purchase (40) Lengths of Contact Rail. 8/8/2014
Supplies C14OP101554464 Pin and Collar Rivets. 8/1/2014
Supplies C14FR101558414 Furnish and Deliver One Thousand Two Hundred Forty (1,240) Journal Axle Bearing Housing Assemblies which include the safety brackets, F.O.B. Destination. (REVISED) 8/22/2014




See also: Small Business Program Opportunities

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