The Metropolitan Transportation Authority's scheduled 4 percent fare hike starts Sunday.

The increase on a one-way off-peak ticket on the Long Island Rail Road will be 25 cents to 75 cents. Weekly and monthly fares are now higher as well, with commuters paying $7 to $19 more for a monthly pass.

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A monthly pass between Farmingdale and Pennsylvania Station, for example, will rise $11, to $287 from $276.

New weekly and monthly fares kick in later, on Saturday and April 1, respectively.

The cost of subway and bus rides in New York City is also increasing.

Single-ride fares will rise to $2.75 from $2.50.

Monthly unlimited cards will increase to $116.50, up $4.50. Weekly passes will increase by $1 to $31.