Open solicitations are posted here for review and download by registered bidders. Additionally, announcements are posted at the RTA offices at 175 W. Jackson, Suite 1650, Chicago, Illinois 60604 and they are also published in the Chicago Sun-Times.
Interested parties not able to download from this site can request and obtain printed copies of solicitations from RTA’s offices. Please call ahead so that the solicitation can be prepared for you to pick-up. RTA will mail solicitations upon request but cannot be responsible for timely delivery.
If you would like to learn how to sell your goods and services to the RTA, please see How to do Business with the RTA, provided below. Please contact any of the department contacts for additional questions. Their contact information is provided below.
Registering your firm on this site will place it into RTA’s Vendor Database and will allow us to include you in future solicitations.
For additional information please review the documents provided below:
How to do Business with the RTA
Regional Transportation Authority's Procurement Rules and Regulations
RTA Procurement Protest Procedures
Contract award information can be found at the Regional Transparency Portal. (link provided below).
What is the RTA Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program?
The DBE program was created by the U.S. Department of Transportation to ensure that small disadvantaged business enterprises can compete fairly for federally funded transportation-related projects. Additional Information is provided in these documents found below.
RTA Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program
Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program FAQs
A link to the Illinois Uniform Certification Program is provided below.
Each year the RTA establishes a fiscal goal for DBE participation along with the rationale supporting it.
See 2014-2016 DBE Goal Rationale below.