A small ferry links Yoker on the north bank to the town of Renfrew on the south bank as well as the Braehead Shopping Centre and Xscape activities venue.
Housing in the area is cottage flats developed during the inter war period that seen the area expand beyond Dumbarton Road. There are 2 storey flats that were built during the inter war period on Anniesland Crescent. Tenmental properties are more common - Victorian tenements on Dumbarton Road and post war tenements at Lesmuir Place. There are high rise estates at Blawarthill, Yokerburn and Halley Square.