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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 B19OP04611 Request for Proposals (RFP) for Third Party Vendor Managed Inventory Program for a Period of Five Years with One Five-year Extension Option or with Five One-year Extension Options. (REVISED) 1/07/2020 03:30 PM
Services B19OP01947 Request for Proposals (RFP) for Professional Property Management Services for CTA Office Locations at 567 W. Lake, 120 N. Racine and the CTA Warehouse Facility located at 901 West Division for Three Years with Two One-Year Options. 1/10/2020 03:30 PM
Services B19OP04458 Invitation for Bids (IFB) for Escalator, Passenger Elevator, Freight Elevator, Dumbwaiter and Wheelchair Lifts 3rd Party Inspections. 12/12/2019 02:55 PM
Services B20OP00209 Invitation for Bids (IFB) for Reconditioning of Rapid Transit Car Truck Timken Bearing Journal Assemblies, as required, for a period of Thirty-Six (36) Months. 12/13/2019 02:00 PM
Services B20OP00439 Invitation for Bids (IFB) for Laboratory Analysis of Fluids such as Engine Oil, Gear Lubricant, Transmission Fluid, Hydraulic Oil, Engine Coolant, Grease and Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel Fuels, as required, for Thirty-Six (36) Months. 12/12/2019 02:00 PM
Services B19OP00931 Request for Proposals (RFP) for Off-the-Shelf Uniforms for Operating and Maintenance Personnel for a period of five years with two one-year options. 3/09/2020 03:30 PM
Supplies B19OP04135 Invitation for Bids (IFB) to Furnish and Deliver MCA Treated Southern Yellow Pine. 12/12/2019 02:00 PM
Supplies RFI102374878 Request for Information (RFI) for On-Board Information Screens in CTA’s Bus System. 12/17/2019 03:30 PM
Services B19OP00079 Invitation for Bids (IFB) to Furnish the Publication of Notices in an English Language Newspaper of General Circulation in the Chicago Metropolitan Area 1/03/2020 02:00 PM