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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 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. (REVISED) 6/09/2020 03:30 PM
Supplies B19OP01501 Invitation for Bid (IFB) for Railroad Track Fastening Materials (REVISED) 4/20/2020 02:00 PM
Supplies C20FT102342998 Request for Proposals (RFP) for the Manufacture and Delivery of a Base Order of One Hundred (100) Diesel Engine Transit Buses. (REVISED) 5/11/2020 03:30 PM
Services B19FT04609R Invitation for Bid (IFB) for Small Business Enterprise (SBE) Firm(s) to Provide Staffing for Printed Material Distribution for the CTA’s Red and Purple Modernization Program (RPM) for a Period of 3 Years with 3 One Year Options. (REVISED) 4/30/2020 02:00 PM
Construction C20FR102429375 Request for Proposals (RFP) for the Red Line Extension (RLE)-Transit Supportive Development (TSD) Comprehensive Plan. (REVISED) 4/17/2020 03:30 PM
Supplies B19OP00894 Rental of Various Sizes of Mobile Cranes with Crews (REVISED) 5/01/2020 02:00 PM
Services C20OP102439601 Invitation for Bid (IFB) to Purchase of Oracle E-Business Suite Software; Licensing, Support and Maintenance for a period of 12 months. (REVISED) 4/30/2020 02:00 PM
Services C20FT102366676 Request for Proposals (RFP) for Sourcing and Delivery of Part Kits Required for CTA to Overhaul 5000 Series Rail Cars. (REVISED) 5/21/2020 03:30 PM
Supplies B20OP00907 Invitation for Bids for Rental of Lift Equipment 5/04/2020 02:00 PM
Services B20OP00024 Invitation for Bid (IFB) for Pick-Up, Transportation and Disposal of Various Used Nickel Cadmium Batteries. (REVISED) 5/07/2020 02:00 PM
Services B19OP04458R Invitation for Bids (IFB) for Escalator, Passenger Elevator, Freight Elevator, Dumbwaiter and Wheelchair Lifts 3rd Party Inspections for a Period of up to Thirty-Six (36) Months from date of Contract Execution. (REVISED) 5/01/2020 02:00 PM
Supplies B20OP04444 Invitation for Bid (IFB) to Purchase Anchoring Products Manufactured by Hilti Corporation as Required for a Period of up to 36 Months from the date of Contract Execution. (REVISED) 5/01/2020 02:00 PM
Services B20OP01009 Request for Proposals (RFP) for Security Guard (Unarmed) Services to Protect CTA Customers, Personnel and Facilities as Required for a Period of Three (3) Years with Two (2) One-Year Options.(REVISED) 4/30/2020 03:30 PM
Supplies B20FR04618 Invitation for Bid (IFB) to Provide Parts and Supplies using Federal Funds for a period of up to 60 months.(REVISED) 5/22/2020 02:00 PM
Services B20OP00317 Invitation for Bids (IFB) for Ready-Mixed Concrete to be Released as Required for a Period of Up to 36 Months from Date of Contract Execution. (REVISED) 5/04/2020 02:00 PM
Services B20OP00192 Request for Proposals (RFP) for Independent Audit Services for a Period of Three Years with an Optional Three Year Extension. 5/12/2020 03:30 PM