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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

Opportunities

Category Solicitation Number Title Due Date:
Services B19OP03283 Request for Proposals (RFP) for Digital Communication Management Service and Direct Short Message Service (SMS) for a period of up to Three Years with Three One-Year Options. (REVISED) 11/15/2019 03:30 PM
Services B19OP00412 License, Maintenance, and Support for IBM Enterprise Software for a Period of up to 12 Months from January 1, 2020. (REVISED) 10/22/2019 02:00 PM
Services B18OP04418R Provide Labor, Supervision, Materials and Power Equipment Necessary for the Cleaning of Sewers, Catch Basins and Drains of CTA’s Subway Vent Shaft, Louvers and Emergency Subway Exits as Required for a Period of Up to 36 Months. (REVISED) 10/24/2019 02:00 PM
Services B19OP01976 Request for Proposals (RFP) for a Web-based Docket Management and Lawsuit Notification System for a Period of up to 3 Years with Two One-Year Options. 10/28/2019 03:30 PM
Services B19OP01138R 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) 11/07/2019 02:00 PM
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) 12/06/2019 03:30 PM
Services B18OP04495R2 Elevator Floor Replacements as Required for a Period of Up to Thirty-Six (36) Months from Date of Contract Execution. 10/24/2019 02:00 PM
Services B19OP00134 Rapid Transit Rail Car Extermination Services as Required for a Period of up to 36 Months. 11/12/2019 02:00 PM
Supplies B19OP00012 Railroad Ties as Required for a Period of up to 36 Months from date of Contract Execution. 10/28/2019 02:00 PM
Services B19FT04578R Invitation for Bid (IFB) for Small Business Enterprise (SBE) Firm(s) for Customer Service Representative Staffing Services for the CTA’s Red and Purple Modernization Program for a Period of up to Three Years with Three One-Year Options. 11/06/2019 02:00 PM
Services B19FT04609 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. 11/19/2019 02:00 PM
Services B19OP03231 Maintenance of IBM Equipment, Including Servers, Storage, and Tape Library for a Period of up to 36 Months from February 1, 2020. 11/01/2019 02:00 PM
Services B19OP04445 Invitation for Bid (IFB) for Servicing and Reconditioning of 1.5 & 2.5 Gallon Fire Extinguishers as Required for a Period of up to Thirty-Six (36) Months from date of Contract Execution. 11/01/2019 02:00 PM
Supplies B19OP04590 Invitation for Bid (IFB) for Furnish and Deliver Various Traction Power Cable 500KCMIL to 2000KCMIL F.O.B Destination for a Period of up to Thirty-Six (36) Months from Date of Contract Execution. 11/04/2019 02:00 PM
Services B19FT04585R Invitation for Bid (IFB) to Provide Staff for Project-Specific Call Line for Red and Purple Modernization Program for a Period of up to Thirty-Six Months with Three (3) One-Year Options from date of Contract Execution. 11/13/2019 02:00 PM