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Contract opportunities

Contract Opportunities

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.

E-mail notification

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 http://cta.dbesystem.com.

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 ctavendormgmt@transitchicago.com. For questions about bid notifications, please contact the CTA Bid Office at (312) 681-2050.

Additional information


Category Solicitation Number Title Due Date:
Services B18OP03678 Maintenance and Repair of Wheel Engaging Mobile Lifts at Various Bus Garages 12/10/2018 02:00 PM
Supplies B18OP01012R Furnish and Deliver Cummins Reconditioned Diesel Engine Packages with or without an Automatic Transmission or Hybrid Drive Unit (REVISED) 12/18/2018 02:00 PM
Supplies B18OP03584R Furnish and Install Marker Tags and Operate Track Testing Services. 12/17/2018 02:00 PM
Services B18OP03339 Provide Various Pipe, Duct and Equipment Insulation Services 12/27/2018 02:00 PM
Services C18FT102161812R2 Furnish and Deliver Two (2) Wrecker Tow Trucks 12/18/2018 02:00 PM
Supplies B18OP00858 Furnish and Deliver Corbin Russwin Security Lock Products and Replacement Parts 12/27/2018 02:00 PM
Supplies B18OP03987R Sign Making Supplies 12/27/2018 02:00 PM
Services B18OP80498R2 Provide Chemical Treatment of CTA's Rapid Transit Right-of-Way and Ballasted Track to Prevent the Growth of Vegetation 12/28/2018 02:00 PM