Sole Source & Disadvantageous Procurements

The Chicago Transit Authority posts current Sole Source and Disadvantageous contract opportunities on the CTA website for up to three weeks.  During this period the public will be invited to submit comments and/or suggestions related to the Sole Source and Disadvantageous contract opportunities.

Public comments and/or suggestions will only be accepted during the public posting period and will be provided to the Sole Source and Disadvantageous Review Committee (SDRC) for consideration. 

Sole Source and Disadvantageous Contract Opportunities
SDRC Procurement # Procurement Description


Scope of Work

Provide software maintenance and support to CTA’s Infor Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) software used to manage maintenance defect data and associated work orders. 


Scope of Work

Thermo-King non-warranty contingent repairs as required.




Please submit your comments and/or suggestions for above Sole Source and Disadvantageous contract opportunities by completing the comments & suggestions form below and email to

Comments & Suggestions Form



This process applies to the Non-Competitive procurements described in subsections 1.4 A and 1.4 D of the CTA Procurement Policies and Procedures.


Sole Source and Disadvantageous procurements previously approved by the SDRC

Support and maintenance of Oracle ERP databases and associated licenses, Hyperion budgeting software, Inventory Management and Supply Chain modules and Business Intelligence (BI) enhancement modules.

Scope of Work

Upgrade Hastus Scheduling Software.

Scope of Work

A service to provide upwards of 50k per day
SMS text messages to customers (of various
cellular carriers) who have subscribed or
requested text messages for bus and train
arrival predictions.

Scope of Work

Repair parts for escalators manufactured and
distributed exclusively by Fujitec America, Inc. as
required for a period of up to 36 months.

Scope of Work

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