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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 B19OP04347 Request for Proposals (RFP) for Temporary Staffing Services (REVISED) 7/12/2019 03:30 PM
Services C19FT102295784 Request for Proposals (RFP) for the Purchase of Up to Four (4) Self-Propelled, Multi-Function, Diesel Engine Powered Snow Fighter Vehicles (REVISED) 7/15/2019 03:30 PM
Services B19FT04580 Various Professional Services for the Red and Purple Modernization Program, Categories Including: Court Reporting, Material Delivery Service, Printing Service, Videography Services, and Photography Services, for a Period of 36 Months with 3 One Year Options. (REVISED) 7/16/2019 02:00 PM
Services B19FT04592 Request for Proposals (RFP) for an Electronic Document Management System for Engineering Documents for a Period of Up to Five Years with Three One-Year Options. (REVISED) 7/02/2019 03:30 PM
Services C19FC102326216 Letters of Interest and Qualifications (LIQ) for Red Line Extension - Final Environmental Impact Statement and Preliminary Engineering (REVISED) 7/17/2019 03:30 PM
Supplies B19OP01589R Furnish and Deliver New and Rebuilt Hydraulic Cylinders For a Period Of Up To Thirty-Six (36) Months. (REVISED) 7/09/2019 02:00 PM
Services B19FT04582 Request for Proposals (RFP) for Small Business Enterprise Firm to provide Market Research Services for the CTA’s Red and Purple Modernization Program, RPM Phase One, for a period of up to Three Years with Three One-Year Options 7/16/2019 03:30 PM
Services B19FT04583 Request for Proposals (RFP) for Media Production Services for the CTA’s Red and Purple Modernization Program, RPM Phase One, for a Period of Up To Three Years with Three One-Year Options. 7/11/2019 03:30 PM
Supplies C18FT102198137R3 Removal and Installation of Air Purifier Systems. 7/08/2019 02:00 PM
Supplies B19OP00222 Furnish and Deliver Aluminum Sheets, Plates and Shapes of various sizes and thickness as required for a period of up to thirty-six (36) months from date of contract execution. 7/11/2019 02:00 PM
Services B19OP02079 Letter of Interest & Qualification(LIQ) for depository banks and broker/dealers and banks to provide authorized investments to CTA on an as-needed basis for a period of up to five years or until a successor list is approved, whichever is later. 7/08/2019 03:30 PM
Services B19FT04595 Request for Proposal (RFP) for workforce development consultants for the CTA’s Red and Purple Modernization Project for a period of one year with four one-year options. 7/26/2019 03:30 PM
Services B19OP01157 Antifreeze Recycling Services for a Period of Up to Thirty-Six (36) Months. 7/22/2019 02:00 PM
Services B18OP03299 Provide All Labor, Material, Tools, Equipment, and Insurance to Perform Semi-Annual Preventative OSHA Maintenance Inspections & Monthly Frequent Inspections on Various Cranes throughout the CTA Facilities 7/23/2019 02:00 PM