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Residents direct traffic after power cut hits Manhattan

Members of the public stepped in to direct traffic in Midtown Manhattan on Saturday night after a power outage knocked out traffic lights and other infrastructure in the heart of New York. The outage came on the anniversary of the 1977 New York City blackout that left most of the city without power Subscribe to Guardian News on YouTube ► http://bit.ly/guardianwiressub Heart of New York goes dark as fire causes blackout in Manhattan ► https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2019/jul/14/heart-of-new-york-goes-dark-as-fire-causes-blackout-in-manhattan Support the Guardian ► https://support.theguardian.com/contribute Today in Focus podcast ► https://www.theguardian.com/news/series/todayinfocus The Guardian YouTube network: The Guardian ► http://www.youtube.com/theguardian Owen Jones talks ► http://bit.ly/subsowenjones Guardian Football ► http://is.gd/guardianfootball Guardian Sport ► http://bit.ly/GDNsport Guardian Culture ► http://is.gd/guardianculture
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