Hi, how can I get the roads and rails properties, as length, width, number of lanes and (traffic) direction from an exported area of OpenStreetMap?

I would need to export/download nodes and edges of an area and get the roads and rails properties (at least the length) - Any idea?

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You could open the file in QGIS if it is small, and do the measurements there. If it is bigger and you don’t have a dedicated software (which likely exists for road or rail lengths, but I don’t have a link at hand) you could import it into a geo database and get the lengths there. For example with osm2pgsql in latlong mode into PostGIS

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