ALBANY, Mo. -- Soaring gasoline prices drive a northwest Missouri town to join the growing trend of legalizing the use of golf carts on city streets. Officials in Albany this week passed an ordinance to allow golf carts on streets within the city limits. City Administrator Derek Brown said several residents asked the city to legalize the use of golf carts, saying the practice would be cheaper than traveling around town in a car. Click here to find out more! The city of 1,900 will require a $15 annual permit for each cart. A seven-foot orange flag must be attached to each cart so they can be easily seen by motorists. Brown said several other communities have moved to allow the use of golf carts to save money on fuel. Mo. Town Allows Golf Carts On City Streets - Kansas City News Story - KMBC Kansas City for those of you who recall my solution to the oil crunch (pimped out golf carts) this should tell you a thing or two about the show me state.