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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 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. (REVISED) 2/07/2020 03:30 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. (REVISED) 3/09/2020 03:30 PM
Supplies B19OP01851R Invitation for Bid (IFB) to Furnish and Deliver Tee Rail, Joint Bars, Fish Plates and Rail Joint Kits (REVISED) 1/27/2020 02:00 PM
Services B19OP00636 (IFB) for Repairing, Rebuilding and Maintaining Various Boilers to be Released as Required for a Period of up to Three Years with Two One-Year Options from Date of Contract Execution. 2/03/2020 02:00 PM
Services B20RG04186 Request for Proposals (RFP) for a License to Furnish, Install, Operate and Maintain Food Vending Machines on CTA Property for a Term of Five Years with Two One-Year Options. 2/13/2020 03:30 PM
Supplies B20OP00168 Invitation for Bid (IFB) for Printing of CTA Route Maps. 2/12/2020 02:00 PM
Services B18OP00799R Invitation for Bid (IFB) for Environmental Consulting, Sampling, Testing and Repair Service as Required for a Period of Up to Thirty-Six (36) Months from Date of Contract Execution. 2/21/2020 02:00 PM