Wayne is a city in Wayne County in the U.S. state of Michigan, southwest of Detroit. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 17,593. Ford Motor Company has two plants here; assembling the Ford Expedition and Lincoln Navigator in one, and the Ford Focus in the other.
As of 2006, Downtown Wayne began to undergo a revitalization & growth program, with the assistance of Andrews University - Urban Design Studio. Completed projects have included the new fire station on Wayne Road, the new police station on Michigan Ave, and the new Department of Public Works on Forest. Future plans in the program includes adding Wayne as a Transit Department train stop on Washington Street.
In 2006, the Downtown Development Authority launched several beautification projects including streetscape and parking lot improvements and three City-operated hiking trails which border the city.