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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 B19OP01157 Antifreeze Recycling Services for a Period of Up to Thirty-Six (36) Months. (REVISED) 8/27/2019 02:00 PM
Services B19OP01138 Inspection of up to Three Thousand Six Hundred (3,600) Railcar Wheels Located in Bohumin, Czech Republic, as Required for a Period of Thirty-Six (36) Months. (REVISED) 8/19/2019 02:00 PM
Services B19OP01781 (RFP) Static and Digital Advertising Services in and upon the Properties of the Chicago Transit Authority for a period of Five Years with One Five-Year Option from January 1, 2020. (REVISED) 9/06/2019 03:30 PM
Services C19FI102349751 Letters of Interest and Qualifications (LIQ) Small Business Enterprise (SBE)/for General Engineering Consultant Services. (REVISED) 8/30/2019 03:30 PM
Supplies C18FR102248526R Furnish a large format color plotter and associated accessories to be used by the Signage & Wayfinding Department to include installation, training and extended warranty. (REVISED) 8/23/2019 02:00 PM
Services 103658 Sale of Scrap Ferrous Metals – F.O.B., Chicago Transit Authority, as Indicated in the Bid Proposal. 9/10/2019 02:00 PM
Services B19OP00817R Repairs to and Installations of New Fencing at Various CTA Locations in the Chicagoland Area, including CTA Rapid Transit Lines as Required for a Period of Up to 36 months from date of contract execution. 9/06/2019 02:00 PM
Supplies B19OP04102R Furnish and Deliver Rail Bound Manganese (RBM) Frogs and Switch Points as Required for a Period of Up to Thirty-Six (36) Months from Date of Contract Execution. 9/06/2019 02:00 PM