Shanghai tram network planning analyzed the demand, adaptability, function, system selection of tram. It researched the network configuration and the pass of the city. The Planning proposed the scale of tram in Shanghai could be 700 to 900 kilometers. As the main component of medium capacity public transportation of Shanghai, tram is the backbone of the transportation in the suburbs and the improvement and supplement of railway in the downtown. This plan worked on improving the structure of public transportation system, meeting residents travel demands, improving public transportation service level and attraction, increasing the proportion of public transportation.