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Rides Mass Transit District (RMTD) is committed to Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) involvement in procurement opportunities.


  • Procurements are posted on & published in The Southern Illinoisan and Breeze-Courier newspapers.
  • Any plan holders list will be provided by A&E firm, posted with plan houses and on the RMTD website.


·         HVAC

·         Painting

·         Carpentry

·         Excavating

·         Asphalt Seal & Coating

·         Plumbing

·         Supplies

·         Electrical

·         Roofing

·         Flooring

·         Janitorial

·         Lawn Services

·         Snow & Ice Removal

·         IT Services

For questions or if interested in quoting future projects, please send company information and DBE documentation to to be added to the RMTD bidder’s list.

Please be as detailed as possible in your description of services you provide.

RMTD participates in the Illinois Unified Certification Program from DBE vendors. The following agencies are Certification Agencies for DBE vendors and certification by any one of them will be recognized by ALL transit systems in the State of Illinois. To request DBE certification information, contact any one of the following:

Illinois Department of Transportation
Bureau of Small Business Enterprises

Attention: Certification Section
2300 South Dirksen Parkway, Room 319
Springfield, IL 62764

City of Chicago
Department of Procurement Services
Certification and Compliance Division

121 North LaSalle Street Room 403
Chicago, IL 60602

Pace, the Suburban Bus Division of the RTA
Attn: DBE Department

550 W. Algonquin Road
Arlington Heights, IL 60005

Chicago Transit Authority
Diversity Programs Department

567 W. Lake Street 4th Flr.
Chicago, IL 60661