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According to haltomcitytx.com, Haltom City is a "family friendly town of nearly 40,000 residents and 1,300 businesses." City services include new municipal buildings, a new library, central fire station, and animal pound; as well as walking trails, Evos play structures, and a water "sprayground." Haltom City is just 20 minutes east of DFW International Airport. The city's public education is provided by Birdville Independent School District (BISD). BISD is unique in that it pays for graduating seniors' first year tuition at one of the area's five Tarrant County College (TCC) campuses. The closest TCC campus is just two miles from the city.
The city is serviced by a two commuter rail lines: Trinity Railway Express travels through downtown Fort Worth, Richland Hills and other NE Tarrant County cities, all the way to Dallas. The proposed Cottonbelt line, which will cross through the center of Haltom City, will be 62 miles long and stretch from southwest Fort Worth to the Dallas Area Rapid Transit's (DART) Red Line near Plano/Richardson.
Haltom City is currently working on the Envision Belknap Project, a redevelopment plan to transform the Belknap corridor, in the southern part of town, into a mixed-use retail and residential environment. The plan includes miles of hike/bike trails on either side of Belknap Street, a pedestrian-friendly setback for retail shoppers, and new landscaping along both sides of the street. The plan will encourage mixed-use commercial spaces, art, retail, and housing, including apartments.
The other major development project underway is the expansion of the IH-820 corridor that borders the northern part of the city. This is the main east-west traffic route for commuters heading from Fort Worth to Dallas and back. The North Tarrant Express (NTE) toll road will consist of a series of major highway improvements to the I-820 and SH-121/183 (Airport Freeway) corridor between I-35 West and Industrial Boulevard in North Tarrant County. The new toll road, completed in 2015, will use an electronic tolling system available from ntta.org.