The US Census Bureau released its 2016 population estimates for states last month. The fastest-growing state between 2015-16 was Utah; Alabama as a whole grew, but just barely– about 0.2 percent, or just under 10,000 people.
This article features an analysis of brewery density– counting how many breweries within five miles of a city’s center. They only look at large metros, but in case you’re wondering, Huntsville has seven breweries within 5 miles of the city center (six, if you count Straight to Ale’s two locations as one brewery). That puts us on par with Miami and Birmingham, but nowhere near Portland, Oregon’s 89 breweries.
Rideshare service Uber has unveiled a new data tool called Movement, where users can see where to and from trips were made. The data are anonymous, and doesn’t pinpoint exact locations. As Uber grows in popularity, the data might prove useful in transportation planning.